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That Bitter Tastekentnewsome

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 02:32:15 +0000

Jade Jackson.  Buy her excellent new record at Amazon. This, friends, is country music.  Love it.Filed under: Music Tagged: goodsongs(image)

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It was the 3rd of Junekentnewsome

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 19:26:34 +0000

Another sleepy, dusty, delta day. “In 1967, it was a No. 1 hit for Bobbie Gentry, a singer-songwriter from Chickasaw County, Miss. For two weeks, Gentry was bigger than the Beatles, as her album bumped Sgt. Pepper off the top of the charts.” “There’s so much power in the brilliant instrumental arrangements in the song, … Continue reading It was the 3rd of June(image)

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Clown Show: Budget Editionkentnewsomeclownshow

Wed, 24 May 2017 00:24:50 +0000

“Budget proposals always involve some guesswork into the unknowable, and administrations routinely massage numbers to their political advantage. But this proposal is unusually brazen in its defiance of basic math, and in its accounting discrepancies amounting to trillions-with-a-t rather than mere millions or billions.” (via Politico)Filed under: Life Tagged: clownshows, politics(image)

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The Most Amazing Racekentnewsome

Thu, 18 May 2017 01:40:02 +0000

Stuff like this is what makes the internet wonderful. Filed under: Life(image)

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Looking Like a House on Firekentnewsome

Wed, 17 May 2017 03:25:18 +0000

Joseph Huber – The Suffering Stage.Filed under: Music Tagged: goodsongs(image)

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And Your Saint-Like Face and Your Ghost-Like Soulkentnewsome

Sat, 13 May 2017 02:18:26 +0000

OCMS’s 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde is an excellent record.  Some of the best covers I’ve heard in a long time.  Filed under: Music Tagged: goodsongs(image)

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3 Things I Remember About: 1978kentnewsomeCinnamon CityClick to enlarge

Sat, 13 May 2017 00:53:22 +0000

Let’s do another installment of my 3 Things series. Here’s the list so far.  I started with the year 1965, because that’s the first year I can remember 3 things about. 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1) The first half of 1978 was the second semester of … Continue reading 3 Things I Remember About: 1978(image)

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Misplaced Fandom and the American Clown Showkentnewsome

Wed, 10 May 2017 00:59:30 +0000

“The suggestion that Comey was fired to punish him for overzealously mishandling the Clinton email investigation appears laughable: Just this morning, Trump’s social media director Dan Scavino gleefully proposed to release video of Hillary Clinton’s concession call in order to hurt and humiliate her—and top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway laughed along with him.” This is Not … Continue reading Misplaced Fandom and the American Clown Show(image)

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Let There Be Songs to Fill the Airkentnewsome

Tue, 09 May 2017 00:33:25 +0000

This is beautiful.  The Barton Hills Choir, at Barton Hills Elementary School.  Austin, in Texas.  Of course.Filed under: Music Tagged: goodsongs, grateful dead(image)

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I’m Going to Cold Mountain Todaykentnewsome

Tue, 02 May 2017 18:01:08 +0000

Sad news out of Atlanta. I’m not a huge fan of Col. Bruce Hampton‘s music overall, but his influence cannot be overstated.  And his Cold Mountain is one of my favorite songs. Filed under: Music Tagged: goodsongs(image)

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