Gimme Shelter

So, I have a confession to make. I’ve never been a follower of the Rolling Stones. Yeah, really. It’s not a value judgment but, like pretty well no one else I know, I’ve just never been strongly drawn to them, for whatever reason. It’s interesting, though: two years ago in February, I heard a localContinue reading “Gimme Shelter”

What a Wonderful World

“And I think to myself / What a wonderful world…” (from “What a Wonderful World,” by Bob Thiele [aka George Douglas], George David Weiss) Today’s my birthday. It’s my second pandemic birthday, and while last year I felt a slight tinge of sadness about not gathering with family and friends, this year my feelings ofContinue reading “What a Wonderful World”

Gravedigger

I have only a few Dave Matthews songs in my collection. Not sure why; I like his voice and music but have never been a collector of him, though a friend and former colleague is a big fan, as I remember. The first time I remember hearing the song, “Gravedigger” was as a live, coverContinue reading “Gravedigger”