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One Book, Three Icons of Canadian Music

Adam Crothers, Several Deer (2016)

This marvellous first collection by Adam Crothers includes, among a number of wonderful poems, two familiar figures of Canadian music and a Canadian music group that we haven’t seen a reference to before. 1,165 more words


365 Days of Album Recommendations - April 2

Cowboy Junkies – The Trinity Sessions

Hard to believe this album is almost 30 years old!

Honestly, I’m not entirely convinced a better contribution has been made to acoustic/folk/folk-rock/country/country-rock/alt country/Americana/singer-songwriter music in the years since this album was delivered to history from an old church via a single stereo microphone. 140 more words

Album Recommendations

Great Northern

‘Good morrow, Benedick:

Why, what’s the matter,

That you have such a February face,

So full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?’

Much Ado about Nothing, Act V. 268 more words

Chris Bachelder--"Deep Wells, USA" [The Short Story Advent Calendar #7] (2016)

SOUNDTRACK: COWBOY JUNKIES-Tiny Desk Concert #211 (April 26, 2012).

I’d published these posts without Soundtracks while I was reading the calendars.  But I decided to add Tiny Desk Concerts to them when I realized that I’d love to post about all of the remaining 100 or shows and this was a good way to knock out 25 of them. 642 more words

Short Story

Blue Moon: not once but four times (a teenage dream re-blogged)

Back when the 50s had just turned into the 60s, in the days of listening to Radio Luxembourg at night on a valve radio that glowed in the dark; in my early teenage days, before the beat from out of Liverpool had shaken things up – in those days, one of my favourite singles was ‘Blue Moon’ by the Marcels. 1,876 more words