Send out 2006 with my friend Dan's excellent podcast commemorating everyone who won't see 2007. Be sure to read the comments! Cool tribute.
Zig zag wanderer
Okay, last installment of the wrap-up .... the two mixes that I'm most excited about I just heard in the last couple weeks, so maybe it's just an issue of proximity and not quality .... but man, Serious Times has lodged nearly every one of its songs in my head for at least some portion of the past week ... really amazing stuff.
Before he became the secluded soul genius behind Inspiration Information and "Strawberry Letter 23," Shuggie Otis was a 14-year-old blues prodigy who recorded with his father, Johnny Otis, and super session man Al Kooper.