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Song Of The Day: Dec. 13, 2018

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You all know this wonderful song. The story behind this song, or more specifically, the man behind the song, is equally fascinating. From No Depression: Ric O’Barry, the founder and director of the Dolphin Project, was Neil’s best friend. O’Barry, with help from Neil and Stephen Stills, started the Dolphin Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 12, 2018

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Still a travelin’ troubadour some 40 years after he first released this song:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 11, 2018

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Best song ever about cricket? Since it’s the only one I know, it is for me:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 10, 2018

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From a really cool band that got lost in the shuffle of the ’80’s:

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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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