Posts Under ‘Blues’ Category

The Sky is Crying

It’s a rainy, gray day in NYC. My older son (second grade) reports that in school today, a classmate told him that “God is crying” when it rains. Naturally, I said this was true. I mean, we’re doing the whole tooth fairy thing, so what’s the harm. Okay, seriously, instead of crying myself, I came…Continue Reading…

The Blues Life

Pinetop Perkins, who just passed away at the age of 97,¬†was one of those ageless blues musicians. Jeez, I first saw him over two decades ago at the old Lone Star Cafe in Manhattan (I miss that iguana on the roof!). Here he is going strong at 95. Here’s how he lived life in his…Continue Reading…

Blues Break

Turn it up. Are you listening!

At the Climate Crossroads

It has to be tough for climate hawks today, as the unmistakable truth of their abandonment by President Obama sinks in. As a longtime Blues fan, I can appreciate their pain and want to do what I can to ease their suffering. But first, I ask my fellow New Yorkers and fellow Blues fanatics to…Continue Reading…