Wednesday Nostalgia

1 May, 2013
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You know that when a song starts out with the lyric, Well I had just got out from the county prison, doin’ 90 days for non-support — it’s blues. Fo sho. But it’s blues with a sly grin, done best by the immortal Jim Croce.

I’ll never forget the afternoon I came home from school on one sunny, warm 1974 spring day, and found that I’d left my Croce album lying on a shelf near the window sill, out of its cover. The sun had warped it beyond repair. I was devastated, haha.

Anyway, here’s an awesome memory for some of us, remastered from his BBC appearance with his sidekick and fabulous guitarist, Maury Muehleisen. So tragic they were both killed in that plane crash. Ugh, life can be horribly cruel.

Halfway to the end of the week — that’s some good news for your Wednesday. It’s May Day!

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1 May, 2013 1:19 pm

Isn’t having a Happy Hour at a Blues Bar a contradition? Just askin’. Now is the month of Maying! PK ReplyRat Fink Reply:May 1st, 2013 at 6:00 pmWhy yes it is! (When merry lads are playing, fa-la-la la la la la…) ReplyPKPudlin Reply:May 1st, 2013 at 9:13 pmTune in to WCPE Public radio May 13 at 7:00 Eastern. There’s a 30-minute show called Renaissance Fare. The host is going to play some pieces from our last concert (Voce Camerata and Consort). ReplyRat Fink Reply:May 2nd, 2013 at 5:41 amI will do it! I put it in the ol’ Samsung to… Read more »