King Avenue Blues, Alexandria, Crystal Metropolis, Virginia, Hand

King Street BluesThis mural (acrylic on canvas over 4′ x 8′ panel ) are part of the atmosphere on the King Avenue Blues in Prince Frederick, Maryland (right next door to Stoney’s Seafood House).

Mike Carr, thanks lots for the revelation about your interaction with Mike Bloomfield. I certainly wish I might have met him, which wouldn’t have been inconceivable, since I don’t stay removed from the San Francisco Bay Space, Mike’s stomping grounds. Too bad he couldn’t shake his drug dependancy, although he did make it into his 30s. Not bad, eh? Later!

Robert Henry, a music promoter who befriended the young Elvis, was quoted as saying: …he Elvis would watch the coloured singers, perceive me, and then he bought to doing it the identical manner as them. He received that shaking, that wiggle, from Charlie Burse, Ukelele Ike we known as him, right there on the Gray Mule on Beale. Elvis, he wasn’t doing nothing however what the colored people had been doing for the final hundred years. But folks individuals went wild over him” (p. fifty seven) Dead Elvis by Greil Marcus.

Putting collectively the lineup for FINAL GEORGE DUKE was a virtually inconceivable activity – a three-CD set could not do justice to this man’s mind-blowing life in music so far. However I can only hope that the injustice that I really feel is completed by whittling such an distinctive career right down to eleven tracks is outweighed by the truth that this compilation can open a musical door for the uninitiated, an opportunity to view highlights from the peerless career of this contemporary keyboard genius.

Jerry and Diane discovered Patch at the back door one morning in 2007. Blind, tiny, and suffering, he was a multitude. They took him to the vet, and the vet discovered so many issues, he really helpful Patch be euthanized. Jerry stated, no way. Right here Patch is prospering in January of 2014. Now there are clients who come to the bookstore just to see and love Patch. REPLACE on Patch: Patch now does pottery! Though owner Diane Shepherd could claim to be the artisan turning lovely bowls, cups, and pots and internet hosting pottery painting events at Important Street Books, Patch assures us HE is the inventive genius behind all of it!