From today’s Guardian…
|By: CTuttle Monday November 11, 2013 10:00 pm|
|By: Sara Haile-Mariam Saturday July 27, 2013 8:00 pm|
Yesterday, legendary musician JJ Cale — best known for writing “Cocaine” and “After Midnight,” both made famous by Eric Clapton — passed away from a heart attack at 74 years old.
|By: CTuttle Sunday December 23, 2012 10:00 pm|
|By: Suzanne Wednesday October 10, 2012 10:00 pm|
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday January 22, 2012 9:30 am|
When then-President Richard Nixon sat down at the piano on the stage of the Grand Old Opry in 1974, he was reinforcing a conservative, polemical wall of sound to help contain several decades of transformational popular music, from blues and jazz to rock & roll. Music was the last thing on his mind.
As part of his notorious race-based “southern strategy,” Nixon led the efforts of conservative elites to co-opt American country-western music. He got the idea from George Wallace’s 1968 campaign, which Wallace had filled with country stars like Hank Snow and Hank Williams Jr.
|By: Suzanne Wednesday January 18, 2012 8:00 pm|
|By: TheLurkingMod Friday January 28, 2011 10:00 pm|
Johnny Cash & Miss Piggy, from Season 5 (1981) of ‘The Muppet Show’ Grab your popcorn, put your feet up on the seatback in front of ya, and aim your spitballs at the ushers please. This is Late Late Night FireDogLake, where off topic is the topic … so dive in. What’s on your mind?
|By: Phoenix Woman Thursday October 28, 2010 8:00 pm|
The subject of tonight’s Late Night post is: Hurt. I hope none of you are hurting tonight.
|By: Swopa Friday July 2, 2010 8:00 pm|
Obama’s timidity on added economic stimulus is a self-fulfilling prophecy that would put Shakespeare’s Macbeth to shame.