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Only 20 more to go…

Pic posted July 15, 2024

This is taking way longer than I expected (but still fun)


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He rocks in the treetop all the day long, hoppin’ and a-boppin’ and a-singin’ his song. All the little birds on Jay Bird Street, love to hear the robin go tweet-tweet-tweet…

— Rockin’ Robin

Quote posted July 14, 2024


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The Iowa Effect in the crib 🏀

Pic posted July 14, 2024

CK, JJ and Bon Iver for the Return of Clark
Fever @ Lynx, 81-74 L (or W if you are from Iowa)


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Chicago with Earth, Wind and Fire ✅

Pic posted July 13, 2024

Fake Chicago was fine, but Philip Bailey still has it – fun show (and awful crowd in our section @ XEC)

Update #1: founding bassist Verdine White is #19 on Rolling Stone’s list of The 50 Greatest Bassists of All Time and was still fabulous at age 72.

Update #2: this stretch in the EWF setlist was my fave: Boogie Wonderland, Let’s Groove and September.


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Just move yourself and glide like a 747…

— Let’s Groove

Quote posted July 13, 2024


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Got on board a westbound 747, didn’t think before deciding what to do…

— It Never Rains in Southern California

Quote posted July 12, 2024


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Are your blankets soft and warm? Does the roof above you keep out the storms? Can you save someone еlse from being cold? Spread it around, do…

— 817 Oakland Avenue

Quote posted July 10, 2024


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RIP Joe Bonsall 1948-2024 💜

Pic posted July 9, 2024

Feel so fortunate to have gone to the Ryman show


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Vagabonds, Virgins, & Misfits ✅

Pic posted July 8, 2024

Finding out about this new Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs album takes a little bit of the sting away from not being able to make the recent Fitzgerald show in Saint Paul


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The Baseball Project @ Turf Club

Pic posted July 6, 2024

Such a hard room to photograph, but very fun to see this lineup: Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn, Mike Mills and Linda Pitmon (who’s hiding in back on drums)


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Post-race pizza in Saint Paul 🍕

Pic posted July 6, 2024

Can’t believe I messed up the Lynx game time. Still arranged for a Carbone’s visit (and still hope to make it to the Turf Club in time for The Baseball Project). Twins on the bar TV was nice bonus


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Johnny Cash – Songwriter ✅

Pic posted July 3, 2024

Fun to have a “new” album from the Man in Black


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Could it be thеre’s no heaven for me? The only difference in my life and hell are the flames…

— She Sang “Sweet Baby James”

Quote posted July 3, 2024


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Who’s that in that nasty car? Who’s that eatin’ that nasty food? Who’s jammin’ to my nasty groove? Ladies?

— Janet Jackson

Quote posted July 2, 2024


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No, Soul Coughing, thank you 🫶

Pic posted June 28, 2024

Shorter drive to the Palace from my house


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Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty ✅

Pic posted June 26, 2024

Dang, I really wanted to like this, but even Dolly and Willie can’t save it for me. Worth a listen because they are Tom’s songs, but I’d rather listen to the originals than these covers


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So this guy comes up to me, his face red like a rose on a thorn bush. Like all the colours of a royal flush. And he’s peelin’ off those dollar bills, slappin’ ’em down: one hundred, two hundred…

— Bullet the Blue Sky

Quote posted June 25, 2024


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Kim Gordon – The Collective ✅

Pic posted June 25, 2024

Really enjoying the RSS feed over at Stereogum


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Pour up (drank), head shot (drank). Sit down (drank), stand up (drank). Pass out (drank), wake up (drank). Faded (drank), faded (drank)…

— Swimming Pools (Drank)

Quote posted June 24, 2024


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2024 Celebration Block Party ☔️

Pic posted June 22, 2024

Can’t find any schedule online at the official site, but there were a fair number of people out in the rain listening to somebody playing Prince songs


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I cheated myself, Like I knew I would. I told you I was trouble. You know that I’m no good…

— Amy Winehouse

Quote posted June 18, 2024


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They were born, and then they lived, and then they died. Seems so unfair, I want to cry…

— Cemetry Gates

Quote posted June 15, 2024


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Link: The Curious Case Of The Underselling Arena Tours

Linked June 13, 2024


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Link: T’was the witch of mid-June come bumpin’

Linked June 13, 2024


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My job ain’t a job, it’s a damn good time. City to city, I’m running my rhymes. On location, touring around the nation. Beastie Boys always on vacation…

— No Sleep till Brooklyn

Quote posted June 11, 2024


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