Monday, 20 January 2020

Martin Luther King Jr. Day


This post is not about some recently deceased artist, but a man who was assassinated more than half a century ago, but inspired many people and especially many artists I love and admire.
As it is Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the US today and it is more important than ever to remember the "King of Love", how Nina Simone called him.


Here Muddy Waters and his great band play tribute to the great man:

There quite a few tributes by famous Blues, Jazz and Soul artists:





But of course we are celebrating his birthday 
and not his assassination as Stevie Wonder reminds us:





Wednesday, 1 January 2020

New Year Resolutions

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 This post is for the folks out there, who behaved badly, ate & drunk too much over the holidays and need some soothing tunes full of worldly wisdom for their recovery.


But "let's not forget too make promises we can keep"!


If you got those New Year Blues again:


These old folks did surely know one thing: 
Tough times ahead after the holidays!


Happy New Year, darling!
Nice to be home sings 
Lonnie Johnson🎵. 
Wishing you all a great start in the new Roaring Twenties.





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