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Busy Week Shuffle

It’s been a busy week. Family stuff, work stuff, projects long-term and short. I am working hard to keep the stability going, in the midst of so much flux and change. So far so good. Here are the tracks that … Continue reading

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Tick-Tock Shuffle

The clock winding down on the two new babies arriving in my family this month. Very exciting. I am juggling three jobs right now, and doing pretty well with it. My sleep is good, my moods are good, and I’m … Continue reading

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Stop For a Little Shuffle

“The Road to Shamballa” – When a Shuffle starts off with Three Dog Night, one gets excited. That guitar underneath, it’s so simple, the repetition, beautiful. “Rock of Ages” – Def Leppard. Hahaha. Awesome. “That’ll Be the Day” – Buddy … Continue reading

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iPod Shuffle

Busy times, man. Struggling for balance with all of it. Thank goodness for my white board. Gigs, new and old, things coming in, things I need to follow up on. It’s all good! Here’s the music that was blasting into … Continue reading

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Holiday iPod Shuffle

My Christmas was lovely. New baby Pearl. And another pregnant sister. And Melody is pregnant too. So we will have two new babies in our family come spring, so Pearl will have company in the Infant Brigade, and it’s all … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week Shuffle

“Save the Last Dance” – The Troggs. Lester Banks’ massive essay on The Troggs has almost more relevance now than it did when it was first published … it’s still a throw-down against mediocrity and playing it safe. Here The … Continue reading

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Shuffle Off This Mortal Coil

The soundtrack to the last week and a half, of flu, writing, sleep problems, and working my way back to health. “Me and the Devil Blues” – Robert Johnson. I think of the opening chapter of Stanley Booth’s great Rythm … Continue reading

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Weekend Shuffle

“Heroin” – The Velvet Underground & Nico. From the “banana album”, which scared the shit out of me when I first heard it as a teenager (long after the band’s heyday). It still scares me. But I love the sound. … Continue reading

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Weekend Shuffle

“I’d Give Up All My Sins and Serve the Lord” – Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers. So smooth, so powerful. “Good Golly Miss Molly” – Jerry Lee Lewis. Love the saxophone. Sexy. And of course the piano. He’s nuts. … Continue reading

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Sunday Shuffle

“Look What They’ve Done To My Song” – Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra. Oh man, does it swing! So excellent! I’d prefer to not open a can of worms, but here I go anyway. I think this version … Continue reading

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