Monthly Archives: December 2010

Merry Christmas

This is my favorite recording/performance of Christmas music. Period. Hands down. No doubt. Head and shoulders above all the rest. Better than “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” by the Dexter Gordon Quartet. BetterĀ than John Fahey’s “Medley: Hark, The Herald … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Kitchen

It was Sunday evening, a bit after seven o’clock. Late for us to be having supper. We’d had a long, mid-afternoon lunch with some old friends who now live on Cape Cod and were passing through town on their way … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Another Double Header

Part 1. On December 3, 1927, Columbia Records held a recording session in Dallas, Texas. They recorded six sides by a 25-year-old gospel singer/slide guitarist/street-corner evangelistĀ named Blind Willie Johnson. Among the six sides was a piece, not really a song, … Continue reading

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