Tag Archives: blues

Time for another mental health break

Just another excuse to watch the two guys dance at the 1:52 mark. Or watch Muddy dance with James Cotton at 7:01. And to once again marvel at the drumming of Francis Clay and gaze at the immortal Otis Spann … Continue reading

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Howlin’ Wolf: Evil is goin’ on

I know. It’s been a while since I’ve posted, mainly because I have a life and a day-job. While working on a long, text-heavy thumbsucker of a post that you’ll see later, this evening likely, my thoughts turned to the … Continue reading

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Koko Taylor: Requiescat in pace

You can’t defy the gods forever. Yesterday, Koko Taylor, 80, succumbed at last. (Update: a good  obituary of Koko Taylor in the New York Times.) And should you ever need an antidote for the simpering nothingness known as Celine Dion, … Continue reading

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