• Songs of Worship

    A re-post, just in time for my own personal Sabbath (I have separate playlists for my Jewish and Wiccan friends)… Sunday morning – a time…

  • Earl King: Let the Good Times Roll

    It’s tempting to lump together “The Four Kings of Blues Guitar,” as an enterprising record label named a recent compilation featuring B.B., Albert, Freddie and…

  • Unsung Soul Sisters

    Flea market record bins are filled with artists who never got their due. And the fickle ways of listeners and labels alike are especially apparent…

  • Crazy ‘Bout an Automobile

    Much has been written about America’s love affair with the automotive vehicle. And I’m certainly not the first music blogger to throw together a “car…

  • Cocktail glass

    There Stands the Glass

    This winter refuses to end. Time to drink (and revisit this post). I’m guessing the first drinking song was written not long after the first…