Caught the last bit of Nothing but the Blues on the way home this evening. Called Ron Edwards to ask who the artist was and got a short but complete description of Sunny Boy Williamson and the piece "Keep Your Hand out of My Pocket. It was pure pleasure talking with a person who has so much knowledge about the music he shares with the St. Louis Community.
The FALL DRIVE begins with my show at 5am-7am this Thursday…Rhythm Highways with East Side Slim. Please consider a donation to the 2014 KDHX FALL DRIVE. You can call 314-925-7514, or you can donate on-line at www.kdhx.org - just click on the red "Donate Now" link in the upper right of the KDHX homepage. In advance, THANK YOU!!!
Apparently when I hit that street sign a month ago; it caused a slow leak somewhere in my radiator'ish area. My car is constantly overheating & my heater won't work. So, I am now activating my ins claim on the front end damage. It goes to shop Mon & my rental cov (
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As much as I love beginner's mind, though, I advocate an additional discipline: cultivating a beginner's heart. That means approaching every encounter imbued with a freshly invoked wave of love that is as pure as if you're feeling it for the first time.