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The News (Live)

The video below is Dorothy, Vic Varjan, and I playing “The News” at Custer Street Fair in Evanston, Illinois.

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Stagger Lee

The video below is Alpha Stewart, my wife Dorothy, and me playing “Stagger Lee” (and enjoying it big time) at The Heartland Cafe, a couple blocks from the lake on Chicago’s north side. 185 more words

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Blues for the Idealists (You know who you are)

When I was younger, I’ll admit, I imagined peace might prevail in my lifetime. Now I watch the news and wonder what I was thinking. Which is where “May You Still Believe” came from. 288 more words

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Autumn Leaves

The video below’s a live version of the classic.

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Alpha Stewart on drums, John Temmerman on sax, Dorothy McDaniel on bass, and me (Kent McDaniel) on guitar/vocal. 115 more words

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Yeah, he flies.

Here’s video of “He Flies,” recorded last weekend in Chicago.  Previous performances of the song are out there, but I think this is the best one we ever got on video. 412 more words

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Mucho Shakin" @ Glenwood Art Fest

I’m uploading video of us doing the above tune at Glenwood Arts Fest. That afternoon was pretty joyous for us, a family affair: That’s me on guitar, my wife Dorothy on bass, our son Paul on drums, and our good friend Josh Davis on harp. 190 more words

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Waitin' For The Bus/Jesus Just Left Chicago

By the 1980’s Z Z Top’s new songs were almost novelty numbers. They still put down some pretty nice grooves and some hot licks, but most of their tunes were cutesy little ditties designed to work well with the goofy vidoes they were grinding out for MTV. 513 more words

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