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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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Song Of The Day: Nov. 24, 2018

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From my 2017 Top 10, a song that might’ve gotten lost, but shouldn’t::

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 23, 2018

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I’m a huge fan of Blood Orange. Spoiler Alert: He’ll be back on the Best-Of list this year.  This one’s from 2016:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 22, 2018

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If Thanksgiving wasn’t called Thanksgiving, it’d likely be called Homecoming. Which is what I love about the holiday. People come home. This song from my 2015 best-of could be the theme song:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 21, 2018

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They’ve been to the Gild Hall. Twice. Tim Showalter has become a favorite son. This was from my 2014 best-of list:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 20, 2018

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From 2013 came this exercise in guitar pyrotechnics. My kind of guitar pyrotechnics:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 19, 2018

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Figured I’d rummage through my ‘Best Songs Of The Year’ lists to resurrect some great tunes. This one is from 2011:

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Song(s) Of The Day: Nov. 18, 2018

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I had to end this week saluting artists who I’ve booked at the Gild Hall with my favorite guests of all time.  Not only were the Holmes Brothers wonderful performers, but they became adopted sons to our audience.  They loved coming here as much as we loved having them. The nicest people of all time.  […]

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 17, 2018

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Stanley Dural, aka ‘Buckwheat Zydeco’, was one of the nicest people to ever grace the Arden Gild Hall stage. During his first appearance back in 2005, he invited all the kids in the audience (there were a lot, this being a family-friendly show) up on stage, where he got them to dance and sing along […]

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