If you missed the show, there’s audio of three songs from my set, which according to Nippertown “delved unflinchingly into such thorny issues as race, personal relationships and the pretty moms of Delmar.”
Tess let us take over the Lark Tavern Labor Day weekend of 2005 to shoot the music video for “Babylon.” What did she charge us? Nothing. Nada. Zilcho. And she fed us, too. So this was the video thank-you card we created at the end of the shoot. In the wake of this morning’s fire, […]
A few of my favorite Mike moments, in no particular order. Sh’mon. Who’s Lovin’ You?Ed Sullivan Show. 1969. Coolest 11-year-old on the planet. Got to Be There/Brand New ThingHoly crap. Motown audition.James Brown split at 2:20. He was 10. Billie JeanMotown 25th Anniversary. James Brown passes the torch to Mike. And Prince.History on tape. With […]
Our friends at the best web site in the world, jonimitchell.com, report: Michelle Mercer book signing w/Bryan Thomas in Vermont – June 13 Michelle Mercer will be reading from and signing her book Will You Take Me As I Am: Joni Mitchell’s Blue Period at Northshire Books in Manchester Center, Vermont on June 13th at […]
Josh Marshall: I think there are some moments for which the only fitting commentary is silence.
Odetta, Voice of Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 77. New York Times. Rosa Parks, the woman who started the boycott of segregated buses in Montgomery, Ala., was once asked which songs meant the most to her. She replied, “All of the songs Odetta sings.” Odetta sang at the march on Washington, a pivotal event in […]