Saturday, October 10, 2009

Well, the blue light was my baby...

Just sang an unaccompanied "Love in Vain" in the San Antonio hotel ballroom where Robert Johnson recorded in Nov 1936, and damned near burst into tears.

We goddamned well ought to treat our geniuses better: Buddy Bolden, Charlie Christian, Bird, Dolphy, Mingus, Janis, Jimi, Duane, Clifford, on and on and on.

And we never will.

Thank you, Robert.

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