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Paco De Lucía

Paco De Lucía

 Am still reading Geniuses Together, and it’s still excellent. Aside from the mention of bullfighting, another thing made me think about Spain and flamenco guitar music. Gertrude Stein once made the rather idiosyncratic observation (for the 20s) that America is the oldest country in the world, which is why so many of her best creative minds left for Europe. She said we were downright geriatric in our ways. This on the heels of a major study (Civilization in the United…

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Enumerations: (On Listening to Hendrix) by Tony Jones

Enumerations: (On Listening to Hendrix) by Tony Jones

Enumerations   I am sitting in a wooden upholstered chair built in the nineteen fifties (I know because the table it came with had the original sales receipt from 1957) at my computer desk listening to Jimi Hendrix performing with the Band of Gypsies on New Years 1970 at the Filmore East almost two years before I was born. My cat Sibyl is sleeping behind me. She is almost 13. Hard to believe. She looks five and has the most…

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