*not that we all won’t continue to need sources of both
Every 50 days of the pandemic, I’ve tried to highlight material that’s been helping Nicole and I up the mountain. I’m leaving off with this commentary on Day 365–a not-so-nice far-from-round year–so here end the awards. But I live to share on Facebook, so that doesn’t much matter!
BEST ANTI-COVID-BLUES RECORDINGS:
Wau Wau Collectif: Yaral Sa Doom
Dolly Parton: A Real Live Dolly
The Supreme Angels: Drinking of the Wine
Showbiz & AG: Runaway Slave
BEST ANTI-COVID-BLUES SHOWS:
Men in Kilts
Sweet Smell of Success
The Durrells of Corfu
All Creatures Great and Small
BEST ANTI-COVID-BLUES BOOKS:
Stephanie Soileau: Last One Out Shut Off the Lights
Ibram X. Kendi: How to Be an Anti-Racist
Hubert Selby, Jr.: Requiem for a Dream
Brian Coleman: Check the Technique–Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies
Thich Nhat Hanh: How to Fight
BEST ANTI-COVID-BLUES EATS:
Barred Owl Butcher
Yes, I know it’s not over.
Streaming for Strivers:
Top of the line arrangements and sliding!