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  • timoi

    80 Big Ones B.B.

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I swear I never intended to keep the Blues/birthday/us old guys just hate the pop music on the radio theme... But here's another one worthy of note. B.B. King's birthday is today. He's eighty years old and still tours and ...

  • kellirhea

    Check Gauges

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    False starts. I know all about them. I’ve had a few of them in my life. I put the key in the ignition, I attempt to turn the key, and the engine doesn’t turn over. Faulty wiring, dead batteries, and ...

  • timoi

    Tell A Joke, Be The Envy Of Your Friends

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Here's one... My wife asked me to take her somewhere expensive... So I brought her to a gas station.

  • timoi

    Happy Birthday Kelley

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Today is my friend, Kelley's birthday. According to my friend Susan he should be about 48 years old. Kelley's not around these days to experience his birthday today. He passed away about 3 years ago. Some things you should know ...

  • timoi

    Meet Me Under The Big Top

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Took my stepdaughter to the circus yesterday. At first it seems as though maybe the circus isn’t as magical these days because I was older but I decided that wasn’t the case at all. The old timey traveling circus is ...

  • timoi

    Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Following the Burnside story, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown passed away Saturday. I hesitate to write too much because I would end up repeating a lot of what I said about the Blues and American genres... you can read about it here...1=6952' ...

  • kellirhea

    The Great Soda Migration

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    All of this talk on the Loon’s blog about prescription drugs inspired me to reflect upon one of my obligatory visits to Nuevo Progreso, Mexico, for affordable medication. Upon venturing across the border, one thing I observed almost instantly was ...

  • timoi

    R.L. Burnside (November 21,1926- September 1,2005)

    By timoi in On Another Note

    A few weeks back, I mentioned my love for The Blues... and when prompted to mention some of my favorite living artists... one of them I mentioned was R.L. Burnside. So while surfing the net and looking at various blogs, ...

  • timoi

    Photographer Gives Bands A New Look...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    If you were to look through the eyes of Alicia Caballero, you would see so much more than just a bunch of unruly kids. You would see the state of music as it is today. In VFW halls, rented clubs, ...

  • timoi

    Indie Music Does Thrive On The Net...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Sick of buying a CD because you hear one good song, and then discover that the rest of the album stinks? Yeah so am I, that was a big problem in the late 90's and early part of the 00's. ...

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