Category: Music

  • Jeff’s Playlist: Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced ‘Leh-‘Nérd ‘Skin-‘Nérd)

    Jeff’s Playlist: Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced ‘Leh-‘Nérd ‘Skin-‘Nérd)

    I watched the Lynyrd Skynyrd doc­u­men­tary the oth­er night on Netflix. This morn­ing I had to pull up their first album, Pronounced ‘Leh-‘Nérd ‘Skin-‘Nérd, and lis­ten. While I’m not a true Skynyrd fan, I was there when this album came out in 1973 and loved it like all my bud­dies. It was rock/country at its…

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  • Happy Hollerdays highlights busy season at Leeds

    Happy Hollerdays highlights busy season at Leeds

    A December hol­i­day show fea­tur­ing world-renowned Kentucky cel­list Ben Sollee high­lights a busy month at Leeds Center for the Arts. Actually, to call Sollee a cel­list is to sell the tal­ent­ed musi­cian short. Besides his uncon­ven­tion­al and mes­mer­iz­ing style of play on the cel­lo, he is also a not­ed singer-song­writer and has com­posed scores for movies…

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  • Jeff’s Playlist: 30 days of the Dead

    Jeff’s Playlist: 30 days of the Dead

    Every November since 2015, and maybe before, the site has a con­test that fea­tures 30 Grateful Dead down­loads (one per day) with an option to guess the date and venue of the live record­ing. With the next day’s down­load, the pre­vi­ous day’s answer is posted.  Daily prizes are award­ed and at the end of…

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  • Jeff’s Playlist: Blind Faith

    Jeff’s Playlist: Blind Faith

    I’ve decid­ed to kick off my first attempt at music blog­ging by lis­ten­ing to Blind Faith’s only release. I’ve been lis­ten­ing to this album (thanks to my old­er broth­er) for close to 50 years and have loved it ever since the first time.  Eric Clapton has remained a favorite of mine through all those years, although…

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