Monthly Archives: May 2023

Which Wich is which?

I may have crossed the line last night in my enthusiastic banter with our performers, at SFJazz the Joe Henderson stage. As Mads Tolling was introducing his version of the 1974 Jimmy Webb song, “Wichita Lineman” I blurted out that … Continue reading

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Hanif had a sneaking suspicion that Chewbacca might have been Black

II. Haniger as an honorary Mulcahy Mitch Haniger is related to the Mulcahy’s because a Haniger married a Mulcahy. That makes the Giants slugger an honorary Mulcahy in there for an honorary Palo Altan. The Mulcahy brothers played for Cubberley … Continue reading

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Space Man, bass man

Bw Tina Turner, cover of WSJ:

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Joey Alexander VS Jed Parsario

Joey Alexander is a 14 year old Indonesian piano genius; Jed Parsario is one of the leads in the new San Francisco Mime Troupe show, appearing here in Palo Alto on Sunday August 6, called “Breakdown”. I remember reading there … Continue reading

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I hear dead horses

  Dead Horses by Golden Sky or vice versa: This song plays ten spins per day at a cafe in Palo Alto but so low that I heard it 100 times before I caught “golden sky” and could find it … Continue reading

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Succinct and Essential Notes to 2nite’s Show

WHADDUP DOE! Earthwise presents at The Mitch a two-act bill tonite (stylized: 2nite). The first set, 40 minutes, features the debut of Jovia Armstrong-Destiny Muhammad. The 2nd set features Amendola Vs. Blades, making its fifth appearance with Earthwise. JoVia came … Continue reading

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Al Downing vs Big Al Downing

Terry was listening to Terry Gross interview Donna Summer, and I have Dave Thompson book about I feel love Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, and how they reinvented music. I noticed reference to “i’ll be holding on” by Big Al Downing … Continue reading

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Kagan rebuts narrowing of ‘fair use’ in Warhol Prince case

  The photographer was Lynn Goldsmith And I admit I don’t really know what it all means 7-2 except I posted as a bookmark to go back and sort it. I am for expression and against property rights. Ironically, I … Continue reading

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By ‘the Nelson Matthews Effect’ I hereby declare that Albert Einstein never said that insanity is doing something over and over again, but expecting a different outcome

And they thereby, therefore caution Palo Alto Mayor Lydia Kou about running for state assembly and throwing out, pop, references to historical figures and what they reportedly said, and why, especially if it pertains to hard science; I was surprised … Continue reading

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Lytton Plaza re:Set June 9 10 11 by Earthwise Productions of Palo Alto not Stanford

June 9 Freddy Jones Band 7 pm June 10 Cien Mil Mangos 12 pm, Larry Ochs Gerald Cleaver 2 pm, free June 11 Jim Campilongo Ben Davis Duo 2 pm I am doing shows on three consecutive days next month … Continue reading

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