We associate Jerry Jeff Walker with Texas, his adopted home, but he was born Ronald Clyde Crosby in Oneonta NY. I’m glad he became Jerry Jeff. RIP.
Toots Hibbert has died at 77. RIP
Ms. Starr was 82. She was the first Canadian musician to sell over a million copies of a recording. It was the 1964 The French Song, which was produced by Herb Alpert.
Justin Townes Earle has died. He was only 38. RIP.
Composer Ennio Morricone, who among other things scored over 400 film and television projects, has died at 91. RIP. Here is the Danish Symphony Orchestra performing the theme from For a Few Dollars More. What a great performance of a fantastic piece of music! And… Read More
Mr. Penniman was 87. He sure could rock ‘n’ roll.
RIP Bill Withers. Mr. Withers was 81.
Charles Portis died while I was off enjoying a trip to Hanoi, Vietnam. A few years ago, I stumbled upon a book called Dog of the South by Mr.Portis. It’s about a guy named Ray, a guy on a mission. His wife Norma ran off… Read More
Sleepy La Beef passed on December 26. RIP