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I went to Washington D.C. to see a Mavis Staples concert. You may think that a trip like that is a gratuitous, silly thing to do. I mean after all, why would I travel halfway across the country to see an 82 year-old artist perform? An artist who lives the Chicago area, where I live?Continue reading “The Perfect Intersection of Friendship & Music”
The Police were a trio, but not a power trio like Cream or Rush. They made a little less noise than those other monster groups, and they took up a little bit less space. At least in their early years, The Police thought of themselves as somewhat of an angry and scrappy punk band, butContinue reading “So Lonely, by The Police”
It was a cold, wintery Saturday morning. I was sitting on the couch in our living room with my iPad and a cup of coffee. Surfing around, I came across a YouTube video of Levon Helm playing “The Weight” at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. I had just seen Levon Helm in concert aContinue reading “Keep On Keeping On”