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Frank George RIP

I’ve been listening to a CD by Franklin George for years, called Traditional Music for Banjo, Fiddle and Bagpipes. It’s an excellent recording. I heard yesterday he passed. I don’t know exactly how old he was – it would have to be in his late… Read More

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Howard Hodgkin RIP

The great British painter Howard Hodgkin passed on March 9 of this year, but I only found out about it last evening, which Tuffy P came across something on the internet. He was 84. Mr. Hodgkin made deceptively simple, powerful abstract paintings. In some of… Read More

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James Cotton RIP

Here at home we have a photo by the great Memphis photographer Ernest Withers of the Howlin Wolf Band pretending to pick cotton in Arkansas. There’s a young James Cotton in that photo sporting a big grin. RIP