Diane Birch and Daryl Hall:
Progressives who decide to vote for Obama should at least admit their complicity in Obama’s betrayal of views that used to be considered crucial to the progressive perspective. More here.
Mine’s to get out with my health intact. How about you?
Aimee Mann and Michael Penn cover Brian Wilson:
Yeah I’m sitting here wondering,
would a matchbox hold my clothes…
Carl Perkins also wrote and recorded the big hit “Don’t Step On My Blue Suede Shoes,” allegedly after witnessing a man in a barroom cuss his girlfriend for scuffing up his blue suede shoes while they danced. More here.
I thought this was the perfect song to welcome in the New Year. The Kinks: