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Thinking Young and Growing Older is No Sin (March 25th, 2018, Columbia, MO)

Sad to say, but most of my friends who are within 10 years of my current age (56) or older are settled comfortably into their musical preferences. 472 more words

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Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

No-one better placed to write about the Memphis scene than Robert Gordon. This holds out the promise of being a cracking read.

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We Interrupt This Music Diary for a Promotional Announcement (March 19th. 2018, Columbia, Missouri--Memphis in spirit!)

If you don’t know who Robert Gordon is, he’s a fine documentary director (check out The Best of Enemies) and stellar chronicler of southern music: his Muddy Waters biography is currently the definitive one. 313 more words

Listening Diary

Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music's Hometown

One of my favorite music authors is Robert Gordon. He just released his latest book , Memphis Rent Party: The Blues, Rock & Soul in Music’s Hometown  88 more words

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The Rise of Ecosystems

When I first launched my Blog in 2010, it was titled Blurring the Boundaries. It was growing ever clearer that the lines between physical and digital, industries, business and IT, you name it, the lines were blurring. 767 more words

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Red Hot - Robert Gordon w/Link Wray

Chart Position: NR

  • Lead vocals: Robert Gordon
  • Guitar: Link Wray
  • Produced by Richard Gotterherer
1977 October Singles

A Movie A Day #243: The Joe Louis Story (1953, directed by Robert Gordon)

Joe Louis, also known as the Brown Bomber, is generally agreed to have been one of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time.  Despite the barriers put up by both poverty and racism, Louis held the world heavyweight championship from 1937 to 1949 and successfully defended his title in 26 fights (ranking him second to only Julio Cesar Chavez, who had 27 title defenses).   330 more words

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