Joe Bussard 1936-2022

Joe Bussard had a record collection of about 15,000 old recordings and shared his knowledge and the music in his collection.

The Band (brown album) was released on 9/24/69

My second favorite rock album ever (after Exile on Main Street).

Jim Croce died on September 20, 1973

Jim Croce died in a plane crash on September 20, 1973.

(The rest of the text below is also in another post I wrote.)

Free Bird cartoons

From Songfacts:

Shouting out “Free Bird!” as a request at concerts became a rock and roll joke, and every now and then a musician will actually play it. The 2007 Mitch Myers book The Boy Who Cried Freebird: Rock & Roll Fables and Sonic Storytelling explores this subject in a work of fiction about the first person ever to shout “Free Bird” at a concert.

Here are two cartoons on it.

Wall Street is investing in music

They’re buying up the catalogs of geezer musicians from my day. I don’t like the idea of big companies owning music but it’s hard to blame the artists for cashing in.

Two drummers on playing with Bob Dylan

Jesse Ed Davis

I saw this tweet on Jesse Ed Davis today. He played on a lot of great albums.