Celebrating a Year

November 8, 2015

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11.8.15Tonight P & I go to a concert of the indomitable Mavis Staples, still going strong in her late 70s. She confounds my expectations of a night of gospel by launching into a high-energy version of Talking Heads’ “Slippery People”. Here’s a link to an earlier performance of that tune on this tour. Total fun!

Written by mairmusic

November 10, 2015 at 6:45 pm

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  1. A dear friend of my who is a classical/jazz pianist…note that music must conform to the audience of the time.


    November 10, 2015 at 7:08 pm

    • True– it was fun to hear her version and watch her shake her head ruefully and say “That David Byrne…!”


      November 17, 2015 at 12:47 pm

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