Monthly Archives: January 2009

>No bad news

> Don’t bring me bad news, no bad newsI don’t need none of your bad news today Those are the opening lines of Patty Griffin’s song “No Bad News,” one that I was looking forward to hearing when I purchased … Continue reading

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>More banjo

>Hanukkah has come and gone. There are so many great thing about this family celebration — the food, the songs (including the not-quite traditional “Mule Train” (see below for 2007’s version), and the great Hanukkah CD swap that my sister … Continue reading

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>Bone of Song

>Two posts in a day? What next! Yes, that’s right. I just had to share this beautiful drawing my daughter Natalie did for me for Hanukkah. It’s her interpretation of Josh Ritter’s “Bone of Song.” It’s so exciting to see … Continue reading

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>Hello Dolly

>OK, I realize that for serious fans of country music, this post will sound incredibly lame because for them, Dolly Parton is and has always been an integral part of the genre. I am not afraid to admit that I … Continue reading

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>Been gone so long

>It seems like forever since I have had anything worth writing about. December seems like a blur. There were shows to see, but there were also colds to catch, family matters to take care of, and of course the holidays … Continue reading

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