• Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On September 1, 2005

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RIP, R. L. Burnside

Just got word from RL Burnside’s label, Fat Possum, that the late blooming blues musician passed away today in Memphis at the age of 81. Going from a hardscrabble life as a sharecropper and fisherman, he recorded for the first time in 1968 but didn’t make it into the public eye until his 1996 collaboration […]

  • Posted by Tim Jarrett
  • On September 1, 2005

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Catching up; golf introduction

There’s something about business travel, even to a location with high-speed Internet, that makes it challenging to keep to a normal posting schedule. In our case here, the specific issues were: A game of golf, my first ever, played on a partly rainy day on Tuesday A bad cold that started arriving yesterday I do […]