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Etta Baker

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPwYJqwUi5w HT: JH I had never heard of Etta Baker before hearing a clip on Facebook. My loss. She initially reminded me of Elizabeth Cotten, but Baker clearly is...
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Happy Birthday, Aretha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4rhy1rBsVM The Queen of Soul was born on this day in 1942. Here is more on Ms. Franklin. The great clip above is from the show "The Midnight Special." It features...

Albert Cummings: “Meatlocker”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqWJKW7Np0Y I got into a traffic jam--a pretty bad one--on The Long Island Expressway earlier today. This came on WBGO, which is the Newark Public Radio station. This proves...
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Guitar Jazz From Japan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BkztuSmSE8 I couldn't find much on these players. They are tremendous. Above, Kounosuke Saijo plays "Meniana Moca," which seems to be a Stan Getz song that translates to...