Let us go folic in the glen under the waxing crescent moon . . .

June 20, 2012

Midsummer, or Litha, or the Solstice, is here!

“A Midsummer Night’s Dreame,” Act IV, Scene 1. Engraving from a painting by Henry Fuseli, 1796



Late Night Listening with Will Shakespeare

June 13, 2012

This is a hoot; the Bard as Lounge Lizard, from the Brit series “Horrible Histories.”


Lot of talent born today, including . . .

June 10, 2012

Chester Burnett, aka Howlin' Wolf

“Little Red Rooster,” from his magnificent “London Sessions” album.

Judy Garland

From “Meet Me in St. Louis.”

Hattie McDaniel

“Ah Still Suits Me,” duet with Paul Robeson from “Show Boat.”

Saul Bellow

Maurice Sendak

Frederick Loewe

“The Night They Invented Champagne” from “Gigi”


Late Night Listening with the Neville Brothers

June 1, 2012

Brother John/Iko Iko