40 Forever: Quack!

Friday, April 2, 2010


There are lots and lots of picture books about ducks. These are my favorites:

Waddell, Martin, and Helen Oxenbury. Farmer
Duck. Cambridge, Mass: Candlewick Press, 1992.

Tafuri, Nancy. Have
You Seen My Duckling? New York: Greenwillow Books, 1984.

McCloskey, Robert. Make
Way for Ducklings. New York: Viking Press, 1941.
Flack, Marjorie, and Kurt Wiese. [...]

Morst's ARCHIVE Pick of the Week: Grateful Dead Does Chuck Berry

March 31, 1991, Grateful Dead played the first show of a two night run at the Greensboro NC Coliseum. This show is the Easter Sunday to the 1991-04-01 April Fools Day Monday. These shows were bfantastically fun, with the Phil Lesh Double Quartet really finding its jazz legs during Round ‘n’ Round. Bruce Hornsby and [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme: STAX!!!

Hi all,

For the next week or so I’m going to concentrate on the Southern soul released on a record label that was the main rival to Motown (LT7) during the 60’s – Stax. Stax (with it’s partnership with Atlantic Records) released albums by Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Wilson Picket, Eddie Floyd, Rufus and Carla [...]

PLAN AHEAD: April 3 This Day in History This Day in Rock

This Day In History:This Day in Rock! APRIL 3…


1882 – American Old West: Outlaw Jesse James is killed by Robert

The Doors‘
Jim Morrison turns himself in to the FBI in Los Angeles. He is charged
with inter-state flight to avoid prosecution on six charges of lewd
behavior and public exposure at a concert in Miami on March 2nd, [...]

bigDAVE's Video of the Week: Harvest Queen Live

Harvest Queen is a Hickman/LeRoy/Lowery song that goes back to 1998 in a first version called HAUNTED. Here iamacracker2 captures the original trio Johnny, Chris and Chad Villareal (drums) as The Dangers perform at Campout 5. We play the Haunted version at the Songbook each year at Halloween, but this rare live version is [...]