Archive for the ‘Musical Interlude’ Category

Friday Musical Interlude: BBK!

September 12th, 2014

Could it be that I’ve never featured BB King in a musical interlude…unforgivable! Here’s the man gettin’ down to bizness with Lucille (that’s his guitar’s name) and here’s his great explanation as to why he sings the blues. Both of these are from an album–as in vinyl–that I got in 1969!…now get the hell off my… Read more

Musical Interlude…et al…

September 7th, 2014

Just for fun, let’s try something a little different around here. Along with the occasional musical interludes–a well-established and much beloved feature–let’s try adding snippets about other life lessons, observations, recipes, recommendations, etc. with the only rule being they can’t be about economics as that’s the stuff of all else at OTE. 1) Re the… Read more

Musical Interlude: Sonny and Brownie

August 29th, 2014

I avoid superlatives, so trust me when I tell you that Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee are the greatest blues duo ever. I mean, these guys are just pure music, and if their blues don’t thoroughly soothe your soul then get yourself down to the ER posthaste as your soul needs medical attention. I recently… Read more