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Song Of The Day: Dec. 8, 2018

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“Even a blind squirrel finds an acorn every now and then.” As did I today:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 7, 2018

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How about an injection of spiky punk energy to close out the working week? BTW, this has nothing in common w/the Henry Mancini standard with the same name:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 6, 2018

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My journey into Fagenville led me to Sunken Condos, a pretty darn good album from 2012. More late Dan-esque certainly than The Nightfly. And, let’s face it, how can I resist any song with verse like this: ” “Today we were strollin’/By the reptile cage/I’m thinkin’: Does she need somebody/Who’s closer to her own age”?:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 5, 2018

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Let’s take one last listen to ‘The Nighfly’ before we move on. Wonder if there’s anything worth salvaging off of ‘Kamakiriad’…

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 4, 2018

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Donald Fagen’s hommage to the Four Freshmen:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 3, 2018

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Here was the event.  Here’s the song:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 2, 2018

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This guy had more than one great song in him.  But he’ll be remembered most for this one:

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Song Of The Day: Dec, 1, 2018

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Maybe everybody has one memorable song in them. Danny O’Keefe did:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 30, 2018

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I scour the internets so that you don’t have to. Sometimes I come up with something as mind-blowing as this: 28 trombonists performing the following:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 29, 2018

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This collaboration with the N’awlins ‘Indian’ tribe, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, helped convince Neville Brothers to become a band on their own. This is the America that I love:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 28, 2018

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The Neville Brothers, at the peak of their musical powers:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 27, 2018

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There was a time, IMHO, when this was the greatest touring band in America. Caught ’em live at the Chestnut Cabaret in the late ’80’s.  Just great American music:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 26, 2018

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I couldn’t close the book on the political career of Greg Lavelle w/o this homage to his final campaign:

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