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Dave Van Ronk was a growling folk singer, who benignly dominated Greenwich Village in the 60s. He mostly played the East Coast due to his refusal to fly. His mode of travel was buses, trains, or a car driven by a young girlfriend. His bearish body hid a gentle heart, which he revealed any time […]

HANG ON SLOOPY by David Porter

In my life I’ve known Sandie, Samantha, Suzanne, Sara, but never a Sloopy. Doctor Nick and I went to college with a girl whose name sounded by Sloopy. The slight brunette came from brunette. She was a studying nursing, but danced weekends at the Two O’Clock Lounge in the Combat Zone to pay for school. […]

Skinny Legs and All

Joe Tex scored a #10 hit with SKINNY LEGS AND ALL “I don’t want no woman with no skinny legs Look here! I thought about givin’ this woman to Clyde But, no Say, I know the kind-a women Clyde like Ol’ Leroy’ll take her. Say, LEROY! You got her!” Amazing to think that those lyrics […]

She Got Me There – Six Degrees West

Here’s a great tune by Six Degrees West out of Kansas City. My old friend Ray Santos is on drums. To hear SHE GOT ME THERE by Six Degrees West, please go to the following URL


In a time of unending war there is only one path to freedom. Get Together. To hear this song by the Youngbloods, please go to the following URL And while we’re at it GET TOGETHER by the Youngbloods PEACE TRAIN by Cat Stevens And not to mention IMAGINE by John Lennon.