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Wish I Was in Heaven Sitting Down - R.L. Burnside (2000)

Like many good Southern Negros born around a certain time, I experienced the blues in church. I never appreciated it and took the music for granted, mostly because I hated the three hour services and the non Biblical hoopla that came with the big hat wearing, Cadillac driving prosperity driven Black Church. 646 more words


Music Ancient As Man

Junior Kimbrough All Night Long is an incredible record.  It really is all the more remarkable when you consider that when it was made in 1992, it was the 65 year-old’s first LP. 928 more words


Editing Discovery, Day 5

I intend to remain open kimono on this blog, at least in regards to the writing process and photography. Who knows, perhaps someone will stumble on it one day and gain solace in their own work. 2,287 more words