Friday, January 1, 2021

Damn This Town

If 2020 were a city we lived in... My New Year's eve feelings about 2020 expressed in John Hiatt's Damn This Town.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

November Songs

I've been remiss in posting to YouTube (and here) a couple of songs I put up on Facebook...

The first, a cover of Steve Goodman's City of New Orleans (made famous by Arlo Guthrie), that I recorded on the eve of the election. Some of my trepidation regarding the results of the election come through in the vocal.

The second, a cover of Ray Davies' Thanksgiving Day, recorded for, well duh, Thanksgiving.

Sunday, July 5, 2020

Brand New Leopard-Skin Pillbox Mask

With apologies to Bob Dylan, an update of Brand New Leopard Skin Pillbox Hat.

Coming soon:
Randy Newman’s You Can Keep Your Mask On
The Kinks’ She’s Bought A Mask Like Princess Marina’s
Del Shannon’s Masks Off To Larry

Monday, June 15, 2020

Ken Sits Down and Takes a Stand

A rambling vlog about what I've gotten out of a lifetime of reading black literature, and coming face-to-face with my own privilege. Also, my opinion of the term "Woke." Leave me alone, I'm old.

Read: The Man in My Basement by Walter Mosley
Listen: Whitey on the Moon by Gil Scott-Heron

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