Category Archives: Juke Box

Juke Box – Wide Open Spaces

I’m going on hiatus from this blog until after Sept. 9. In the meanwhile, here’s one of the songs we chose for Mom’s funeral. Hope to see you mid-September.

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Uncle John’s Band

It’s time for a brief hiatus to focus on 5:30 a.m. sunrises and clear days in the garden. I’ve been listening to tracks from the Grateful Dead’s 1989 concert at Alpine Valley in East Troy, Wisc. Uncle John’s Band is … Continue reading

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Juke Box – Jessica

Going into a long weekend of spring catching up. I’ll return to regular posts soon. Here’s one of my fave recordings of Rickey Betts playing Jessica. I heard The Allman Brothers Band play the song at the University of Iowa … Continue reading

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We don’t have mountains in Iowa. There are only so many cliffs. The idea of a landslide conjures something abstract and usage is mostly related to politics and the hope of a big win in the November general election. Politics … Continue reading

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Juke Box – Build Me Up Buttercup

I’m on hiatus for a while to take care of the garden and other necessities. In the meanwhile, enjoy this song from the Foundations. “Why do you build me up, buttercup baby, just to let me down?”

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Down at the Twist and Shout

It’s time to focus on yard and garden for the weekend. But not before a little bit of musical fun.

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Juke Box — Forever Young

Time to slow down and consider what’s next for a while. Enjoy one of my current faves, followed by Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech: Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech Dec. 10, 2016 Good evening, everyone. I extend my … Continue reading

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