Category Archives: big shoulders

And God said

I like it when gentiles get Hebrew characters tattooed on their wrists and they think it’s Genesis 3:16 but it’s really a recipe for matzo balls. REFRIGERATE THREE HOURS. FOR FLUFFY, bw Kudos Bells Books for best use of 25 … Continue reading

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Shout out to Jeff Parker and Aretha Franklin sample song

I have Jeff’s phone number, and that of his agent. Mark my words, he will lead a band in Palo Alto soon. Recently I named, as part of a poll I took, his band Tortoise as one of my five … Continue reading

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Good on Molly and Laurie for ‘flower’ power

I just noticed on the Fretboard Journal website that there is a soundsample of a collaborative song between Laurie Lewis and Molly Tuttle called You are My Flower. I don’t know the song but it is on “Will The Circle … Continue reading

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Dave Douglas, Trumpet, Aoife O’Donovan, voice ‘Barbara Allen’ VS ‘KC Moan’ Memphis Jug band, from Harry Smith Anthology

Or the Aoife O’Donvan Time Warp Tour Dave Douglas sent around to his mailing list a version of exquisite Barbara Allenism, with Aoife O’Donvan, the singer from Bluegrass band escaping Crooked Still, she’s neither. it’s doesn’t ring true like something … Continue reading

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Matt Nathanson my modern love for his work, in a straight manly and professional way

BLUF he’s nobody’s girl friend vs speak friend and enter Last time I saw Matt Nathanson was in San Jose around 2009 or so and he wrote the words “WALLACE STEGNER” on his wrist with a sharpie. Not apropos of … Continue reading

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Thinking about Jeff Parker’s mother for 3 minutes on my 56th birthday while sitting in a diner trying to not hear monsters and men in the House system, awaiting corned beef hash and eggs, sipping coffee and NOT at the gym

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Or: Suite For Max Brown 2020 International Anthem Nonesuch VS “tell her that I miss our little talks” 2011

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Earthwise home and away with Patricia Barber in February

I’m producing a Patricia Barber show in Palo Alto on Thursday, February 13 and then in Occidental, an hour north of the Golden Gate, on Friday February 14.

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If Lizzo’s audience is only 5 Percent black, does that mean she’s going to toss in her towel the way Noname did?

I don’t mean to sound like a hater; I felt I was pretty cool for going to the no name show in March 2019 in Oakland and it didn’t occur to me how wide the audience was until nine months … Continue reading

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Montgomery VS Vallejo

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‘Mendocino County Line’ Willie Nelson Leanne Womack by Bernie Taupin VS ‘Mendocino’ Sir Douglas Quintet by Doug Sahm

Fortythree cds stand out, recent acquisitons or somehow important (more so that the boxes I donated to the Palo Alto library — ironically, I buy cds back from the Mitchell Park library sale, especially when I am loading in a … Continue reading

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