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James Cotton: “Rocket 88”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTDpsOY2dX4 Here is more on James Cotton: James Cotton (called Cotton by his friends) was born on the first day of July,1935, in Tunica, Mississippi. He was the youngest of...
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Pearls Before Swine: “Another Time”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wPIsXO9utw When I started The Daily Music Break, I made a note that I would get a chance to post something from Pearls Before Swine. It's not the music. I like it, but that...
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Happy Birthday, Chick Webb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPMVO--zga4 Drummer William Henry (Chick) Webb, who died in 1939 -- at only 34 -- would be celebrating his 111th birthday today. Here is more on Webb, who was instrumental in...

New Music From Loretta Lynn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msuwzraeoQU Good news from Salon: It’s been a long time since we heard from iconic country singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn, but a new track, released in advance of her...