For my grandfather Joe, who was in the Army during World War II. For my Uncle Roy, who was in the Army during the Korean War. For my father, Wayne, who was a POW during the Vietnam war. All of them are gone. Memorial Day is a time to remember them, and those who gave all.
Rest in power, “Little” Richard Penniman.
Every year, on the anniversary of the shootings at Kent State, I share something on my social media. Most often, it’s this song.
Hi, everyone. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been rather fond of the Doobie Brothers. They would have been starting their 50th anniversary tour this year, but instead they’re in isolation like the rest of us. However, they haven’t been idle. Check out this fabulous “live in isolation” version of their hit, “Black Water.”
In the past week, the music world lost two of its brightest lights: Bill Withers and John Prine. They were very different musicians, but I admired them tremendously. Here are my favorites from each artist. Rest in power, gentlemen.