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Was Lou Reed rock ā€™nā€™ roll’s last outsider?


My friend Swamp Rabbit, who only likes bluegrass and Bulgarian folk music, asked me about Lou Reed: “If this guy was an outsider, how come insiders sing his praises?” The rabbit was referring to the subhed of The New York … Continue reading

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Happy First Day After the Solstice!


Some people work very hard, But still they never get it right. Well I’m beginning to see the light. Dec. 21 was the winter solstice, the shortest and dreariest day. The world seemed a dark, pitiless place where you couldn’t … Continue reading

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