How far it is from gospel to the blues? About one song. Here is Mississippi Fred McDowell.
If you like your blues close to the roots, then you’ll love this: R.L. Burnside doing See My Jumper out in the country.
Everyone who took a psychology course in college knows about placebos. But most of us don’t know the physiological reasons why they work. And few of us think about the implications of their effectiveness. Here’s a video that wades into these subjects. (Hat tip to Improbable Research.)
Tomorrow’s Rock ’n’ Roll Mardi Gras Marathon passes my front porch, right around the 7-mile split. For all competitors, I offer the good wishes of Lord Birkenhead in Chariots of Fire: “Good luck to you all.” And I offer something that Lord Birkenhead could not: this bit of musical inspiration by Howlin’ Wolf.
Is 9.89 gigaherz the optimal frequency at which to scan kidney bean crops in order to obtain ground-based multi-temporal, multi-angle and co-polarized scatterometer X-band data?
Back in the 1970s, back in my college, seminary-school days, we were crazy on these two gals. Watching this today, I’m still crazy—and envious of Nancy’s fiddle.