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Bonnie Raitt - "Runaway"

I saw Bonnie Raitt a few weeks ago at Summerfest in Milwaukee WI. Tickets for her shows can run $75 so when I saw she was scheduled at one of the “free” stages, I wasn’t going to miss it – even though it was a damp, cold night! 58 more words

Madison Area Blues & More

Good Old Henry Ford

I heard an amazing quote this weekend by none other than Henry Ford:

“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” 1,442 more words

Enjoy Every Sandwich

Issued on Artemis Records/Rykodisc (RCD17304) in 2004, I picked this up last year for a ridiculously cheap price on Amazon. It’s a posthumous tribute to the songs of Warren Zevon, who died of mesothelioma in 2003. 203 more words

Swingin' Summer Sisters Jubilee!

The School holidays are upon us and as is my wont I’m about to cross the ocean to a far away Isle where we can stretch out in the sun, sip something cool and refreshing and relax for a blessed fortnight. 1,053 more words


Tuesday Bicycle Music™, July 15 - Harder Than Usual (Plus A Thought on Enjoying)

Last week’s Roskilde Festival is still a bit on my mind – for two reasons today.

The first is that I brought a cold home from the weekend on “the field where the music grows” as I somewhat lyrically named it in one of my Facebook updates. 450 more words

Motorway Music™ List

Winnipeg Folk Fest; soulful, terrific, diverse talent...by Geoff Brookes

© Geoff Brookes

Wednesday evening featured some soulful blues, highlighted by great performances by the Brothers Landreth and Bonnie Raitt. Raitt performed her hit “Let’s give them something to talk about”, but she was more powerful on many blues/soul standards, where her vocals and slide guitar scorched the night. 242 more words