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COMING SOON: FOURTH SONG IN MY CIVIL WAR TRILOGY

No, really. I am not kidding. The fourth song is called Malpais. It is only about halfway finished. I thought Smoke Over Carolina was the last one, but I was wrong. You'll see what I mean.

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old review

I just came across this review from No Depression of the Two Headed Dog release "Better Than One." Most of what was once a towering wall of cassette tapes has been relinquished to the dustbin now, casualties of a dying…

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Credits for Blue Book!!

Blue Book Credits 1. Smoke Over Carolina (Lisa Mednick Powell, Pop Decay Music) vocals: Lisa, Kip Powell, Victoria Williams bass: Kip Powell drums: Danny Frankel organ & piano: Lisa guitar, mandolin, Weissenborn: Greg Leisz produced by Lisa Mednick Powell engineered…

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New ALBUM soon.

Blue Book is almost ready. It has been mastered by the great Joe Gastwirt. He mastered Artifacts and Semaphore I am working on the credits and artwork It sounds a little like my old stuff. Critics will say that my…

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OOPS - NO Poetry for January 16

Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King, Jr. He would have been 83 yesterday I am about to use up my dram of Vetivert, mail-ordered from Hové Parfumerie. Last spring when I went to their shop in the Quarter it was a…

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Superbowl Poetry Punch

Sorry I missed last week. My secretary was out sick Today’s poem is by Rainer Maria Rilke. The choice is inspired by having recently had the pleasure of hearing Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Lensic Theatre in Santa Fe. His…

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January 22 - TRASH!

Just about every day, we buy things knowing we will throw them away. Cans of sparkly beverages, boxes of tissues, plastic trash can liners, plastic jugs, cardboard cartons, paper cups of hot coffee and tea, canned food, plastic jars of…

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Poetry for January 8

This week we wave goodbye to one of the greatest, most swingin-est drummers ever: Tommy Ardolino of NRBQ has left the building. It made Kip and me very sad to hear about this If you've seen NRBQ, you know what…

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happy 2012 blast

Happy 2012 from New Mexico (Attached is a picture of our puppy, Miss Luna, in her holiday finery.) We just returned from a most pleasant evening at the Camel Rock Casino, where we saw the Rat Pack Revue. A tribute…

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Winter Holiday Message for 2011

This morning Kip pointed out our kitchen window towards the front yard (where our trucks are parked) and said, Look, honey, a white rabbit! I, gullible traveler that I am, and perhaps suffering adverse cognitive effects from the recent freezing…