Monday, November 15, 2010

SOME MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT TO START THE WEEK

This music can't help but make you feel good.

Enjoy some "Spike Driver Blues."

That's Pete Seeger introducing him. Not sure who the woman is. I wonder if Mississippi John ever answered her question at the end: "Why'd he have a big hammer?"

THROWBACK THURSDAY: A Sun Ra Birthday Party

One hundred and 14 years ago this week -- May 22, 1914 -- Herman Poole "Sonny"  Blount was born in Birmingham, Alabama. In the...