This page is where we crack open our skulls to reveal
which brain cells are firing at the moment...
What’s On Our
friend recently gave me a copy of "The Complete Beatles
Chronicle.” My wife Valerie is reading it ahead of me
and last night she dug out the Sgt. Peppers, Rubber Soul
and Magical Mystery Tour albums. I never realized how
much they did with a Leslie. Great hot tub music.
The PBS affiliate in Knoxville, WETP/WKOP,
has a wonderful show for anyone interested in the roots
music of East Tennessee and surrounds. "Tennessee
Saturday Night" is produced with WDVX-FM 89.9
(www.wdvx.com), a public radio station in Knoxville
that has an exceptional array of musical programming.
Recently, I read that The Institute of
Astronomy in Cambridge discovered a black hole that’s
singing a bass note – humming B flat – and has been
doing so for billions of years. The pitch is 57 octaves
below middle C. Perhaps the “Lost Chord” of Creation is
out there waiting for us to discover it.
new Yamaha 650cc V-star classic
recently bought some leather chaps and tricked the bike
out with a windshield, engine guard and some bags.
Continuing in the amerikanconsumerreligion vein, I now
ask myself WWED: what would Elvis do?
My favorite author
at the moment is Anne Lamott, (Traveling Mercies,
Bird by Bird). Check her out.
Butcho - Been thinkin' about attending the Big Pig Jig
in Vi-anna. (That's
Vienna, Georgia for all you who are ethno-challenged.)
Looks like great fun. I've got
to see and smell that many people cooking BBQ in one
place. My goal is to be a
judge at the contest -- hey, people wanting you to eat
the best food in the world for
free! Past contest winners are "Pig Pounda Kappa," "Hog
Rock Cafe", and the "Squealer
Music We Are Listening To:
Butcho - "Bright
Lights, Big City" by Jimmy Reed, "Pick Up The Pieces" by
Jeff Golub, "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line" by Waylon
Jennings, "Punky's Dilemma" by Simon & Garfunkel, "Don't
Know Why" by Norah Jones, "I Think I Just Stay Here and
Drink" by Bugs Henderson, "Walkin' the Dog" by Johnny
Willi – Duke Ellington,
U2, Sixpence None the Richer, Rusted Root, Michael Card,
and an Errol Garner re-release of piano jazz
Dwight - I'm at least six CDs behind,
thanks to a local CD store's going-out-of-business sale.
I'm currently listening to "Little
Worlds" by Bela Fleck
and The Flecktones, "Traveler"
by Tim O'Brien, "Wait
'Til Spring" by Jim
Lauderdale with Donna The Buffalo, "Abnormal"
by Towns Van Zandt,
"Theater Of The Unheard" by
Darrell Scott, "The Many Sides Of Fred Neil"
by Fred Neil (who
Michael – Recent I-Pod faves include
“Handcuffed To A Fence In
Mississippi” by Jim White, “Right Hand Man” by Joan
Osborne, “I Cover The Waterfront” by John Lee Hooker,
“When The Man Comes Around” by Johnny Cash, “Police &
Thieves” by Junior Marvin, “Request Line” by Black Eyed
Peas and the instant classic “My Radio Sucks” by
that swell guy Darryl Rhoades.