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Live Music VS Sand Painting

Live music rivals sand-painting as impermanence’s perfect symbol. I believe that. A band works up songs for weeks and then goes out and plays. When the show’s over, what’s left? 129 more words

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Your Love Set Me Free

For some reason, I write few love songs, but “Your Love Set Me Free” is one. The best move I ever made was hooking up with Dorothy, my wife, and this one’s about her. 146 more words

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End of the Night Jam at The Heartland Cafe

A couple Decembers back we were doing a show at The Heartland Cafe on Chicago’s North Side. Our friend Rudy Negrete stopped by with his Strat and sat in. 119 more words

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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.

The video’s music is on our… 14 more words

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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. 63 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. 287 more words

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Autumn Leaves

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

Alpha Stewart on drums, John Temmerman on sax, Dorothy McDaniel on bass, and me (Kent McDaniel) on guitar/vocal. 13 more words

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