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Song Of The Day: Aug. 6, 2018

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Boz Scaggs is 75 years old. He deserves his own week. Don’t worry, kids, none of that smooth dance floor stuff. Let’s start with one he both wrote and sang while he was with the Steve Miller Band back in the day:

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Song Of the Day: Aug. 5, 2018

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This band defines the term ‘one-hit wonder’.  More on The Castaways here.  

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Song Of The Day: Aug. 4, 2018

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Best non-Beatles Beatles song ever?:

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Most Intriguing Delaware Primaries: RD 5

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This is the district that was specifically drawn for Melanie George, now Melanie George Smith.  The 2012 version retains most of the barbell-ian characteristics of the original 2002 incarnation and stretches from Bear to New Castle.  It was part of a deal that D leadership, specifically Bob Gilligan, cut with the R’s who controlled the […]

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Song Of The Day: Aug. 3, 2018

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White Lies Part Deux. Cowpunk Lives!!:

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Song Of The Day: Aug. 2, 2018

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Saw so much great music in college.  Including a triple bill that featured the Youngbloods, Boz Scaggs & His Band and this opener:   

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Song Of The Day: August 1, 2018

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Listening to Boz Scaggs covering ‘On The Beach’ yesterday activated my Boz jones.  Here’s a great one from early in his career:

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‘Bulo’s Fave Tunes: July, 2018

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This month, I’m simply gonna present the songs in the order that I first heard them. Just remember, if you don’t like one, you can move onto another one. Might not like that one either. But you’ll probably like something:

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Most Intriguing Primaries: RD 22

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on July 31, 2018 14 Comments

This one is a political scientist’s dream.  A retiring long-time legislator.  A district which has moved from red to purple.  Primaries in both parties. The retiring legislator is Joe Miro.  Probably the last of his breed: A moderate R from a northern New Castle County district that is trending more D every month. Current registration […]

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Song Of The Day: July 30, 2018

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Heard this on ‘XPN coming home from work.  My kind of music:

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Song Of The Day: July 30, 2018

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From probably the greatest break-up album ever, they truly couldn’t stand each other by the end. And, yet, they brought us songs like this:    

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Song Of The Day: July 29, 2018

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Just a great song that’s been stuck in my head for decades:

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Song Of The Day: July 28, 2018

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I’d like to dedicate this to John Atkins. John, just think of Jacksonville as Anytown, USA. ‘Didn’t have a dime for a call. Public defender LAUGHIN’ in the hall’:

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