Today was 71 and sunny. Too nice to blog.
But I did want to send some happy music your way. QuakerDave posted earlier this week about how a "lot of socially-conscious "protest music" focuses on what folks don't like, on what they're against." He goes on to share what he calls the " funky, effervescent, infectiously upbeat music" of Young Robert Randolph.
Made me think of the following (sorry for the long intro):
and just discovered these guys (Carbon Leaf) on The Mountain (KMTT Seattle):
This got posted at youtube just a couple days ago. Always wished somebody felt this way about me. Heh. Well yeah, hear the heartbreak in that statement, and I dunno that it falls under "socially conscious protest music", but hey, it IS James Taylor.
Blogging at a cafe this week and they started playing Muskrat Love on the speakers. I left, of course.