Tag Archives: Billie Holiday

Anti-boomer demands recount of 2,020 greatest songs


“I bet they ain’t got none of my favorites,” my neighbor Swamp Rabbit said when WXPN in Philadelphia started playing the 2,020 all-time greatest songs, an end-of-year list based on votes cast by the station’s listeners. “You might be surprised,” … Continue reading

Posted in arts, history, humor, mainstream media, Philadelphia | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Autumn in Pennsyltucky


Swamp Rabbit and I had just finished another dreary sales trip and were driving home from Pennsyltucky, that vast stretch of Trump country that lies between Philly and Pittsburgh. Billie Holiday was on the radio, singing “Autumn in New York,” … Continue reading

Posted in arts, environmentalism, humor, mainstream media, Politics, pop music, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments