Late Night: Hey Joe, All Things Being Equal

By: Tuesday March 18, 2014 8:00 pm

Tomorrow packs a double whammy: It’s the Feast of St Joseph–patron saint of confectioners, carpenters and cuckolds, along with fathers and real estate sales–and the Spring Equinox. St Joseph’s also the patron of saint of Sicily, and the Feast of St. Joseph’s Day is a big deal in New Orleans which has a large Sicilian/Italian population (muffalettas!). Altars are laid out with lemons for new love. Fava beans represent the drought in Sicily which ended after prayers to St. Joe statues of the Holy Family (plus additional saints if you’re so inclined) candles, flowers and food, with an emphasis on seafood, round out a traditional altar.

Late, Late Night FDL: Them Changes

By: Monday September 10, 2012 10:00 pm

Jimi Hendrix – Them Changes

Raw footage shot during the Band of Gypsies’ Fillmore East concert on New Year’s Day 1970…!

Late, Late Night FDL: The Wind Cries Mary

By: Monday August 27, 2012 10:00 pm

Jimi Hendrix – The Wind Cries Mary
Live at the ’67 Monterey Pop Festival…

Late Late Night FDL: Purple Haze

By: Thursday August 13, 2009 10:00 pm

Jimi HendrixPurple Haze, live in Atlanta, July 4, 1970.

What’s on your mind?

Follow Firedoglake
CSM Ads advertisement