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Music Monday: Stagger Lee

Stagger Lee a folk song about a crime that happened on Christmas eve in 1895. A pimp named Lee Shelton who went by the name of Stag Lee or Stack Lee. 137 more words


Mississippi John Hurt, Candy Man

Mississippi John Hurt

Candy Man

Live (2002)

Mississippi John Hurt had a career not all that unusual for a blues musician. He grew up poor in the South, taught himself guitar and played local dances. 233 more words

Grounds For Thought: 3 Songs For A Quick Pick Me Up.

A handful of people noticed I’d been a bit reclusive in my day-to-day life, both online and off. It’s fair to share that I suffered the loss last week of a friend who’s been with me for most of my formidable years.   313 more words