February 2019

THE CLEANSING: BOOK I

It was somewhere around 15 years ago that my longtime chum Robert A. Brown started sending me letters, usually a page or so long, written with a manual typewriter on authentic 1930s air-mail stationery — and sent with real old air-mail stamps. Something like this might have been surprising coming from anyone else in my… Read More »THE CLEANSING: BOOK I

15 FEBRUARY 2020

WITH THANKS TO HUGH KIERIG “Oh Monah,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Mutton Swing,” Tom Morrell and the Time-Warp Tophands “Town Drunk,” Mountain Sprout (for AP MCQUIDDY and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Hop, Skip & Jump,” Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “Loch Lomond,” Hot Club… Read More »15 FEBRUARY 2020

8 FEBRUARY 2019

“Blues for Dixie,” Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys “Me and the Man in the Moon,” Solitaire Miles “Hangover Tavern,” Hank Thompson (for BRAD & ANN JAMES and the GLASS LIFTERS) “Milk Cow Blues,” Jana Jae “Hillbilly Jump,” Hank Penny “San Antonio Rose,” Sons of… Read More »8 FEBRUARY 2019