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Humble Acceptance

Marquis de Tren and Bonny Billy – “81” from Get on Jolly [2000] Many apologies for my lack of input on the old blogosphere. I’ve been in the middle of an intra-city move and a job switch, so the last … Continue reading

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“Once again in the world of 1200 feelings”

Will Oldham – “All These Vicious Dogs” from All the Real Girls(Soundtrack) [2003] I really like this movie – I have for a long time.  And this is probably one of the better soundtracks I’ve ever heard; David Gordon Green … Continue reading

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“Well, it’s plain to see/the way the sand and sea/have done a number on me.”

Palace – “West Palm Beach” and “Gulf Shores” from Lost Blues and Other Songs (compilation, 1997) These songs were originally released on a 7″ in 1995 and can now be had on the fabulous Palace compilation. Usually perceived as mountain man, Will … Continue reading

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“I’m on my seventh cold glass of gin”

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – “I Am Drinking Again” from I See a Darkness [Import] (1999) For some reason, this song was not included on the US release. It’s one of my favorite Will Oldham tunes. It sounds just like a slowed-down … Continue reading

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“I can stay awake all night”

I caught Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy in Alexandria, VA over the weekend and thought it a terrific show.  Will’s brother Ned opened the set in the duo Old Calf which was also very good.  Oldham’s band was really excellent: great singing … Continue reading

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