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Happy birthday to Johnny Rivers

I highly recommend Rivers’ 1967 Live At The Whiskey A Go Go LP, where in addition to just a smoking performance in general, he grooves through a long John Lee Hooker boogie, adding a medley of contemporary hits to the mix.


Old Phone Songs

Listening to the car radio this week, I happened on a few golden oldies as usual. At one point, I realized that several classic songs have been rendered lyrically obsolete by virtue of their reference to the phone. 871 more words


Martin Luther King’s Last Speech – I Was There

Tales on the Mississippi | Sharon Henry

“Life in Memphis is good, man,” Ron tells us, “especially if you like barbeque, catfish and good blues. I’ve been in the military, been to different states, been over to Japan, but ain’t nothing like home. 820 more words

City Life

12 Hours Walking In Memphis – Part 1


Memphis, Tennessee! It just rolls off the tongue with the warm familiarity of a favourite song – even though this is my first time here. 1,107 more words

City Life

Showing Work at Otherlands Coffee Shop

I am now showing some work at a great coffee shop in Memphis in the Cooper Young District, called Otherlands Coffee. It is a cool artistic venue with a super fun vibe. 23 more words

The White Wedding <3

“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” -Audrey Hepburn

Tyler and Chelsea said their “I do’s” this past Saturday at their cozy, beautiful backyard wedding in Southaven, MS. 167 more words


Not the Silicon Teens

This came to the surface when I was checking out the Everly Brothers on youtube.

I know of Johnny Rivers in only one other context: as singer of Secret Agent Man