Wednesday, August 24, 2016
You may have not known the name Toots Thielemans, but you have probably heard his music. He had a huge hit in 1961 with Bluesette, with its guitar and whistling played in unison. The song was used in a long running anti-smoking public service spot. The harmonica playing in the Sesame Street theme? That was Toots. He played with many musicians over the years including Miles Davis, Bill Evans and Jaco Pastorius.
Monday, August 22, 2016
After the Blake Babies split up in the early Nineties, Juliana Hatfield went on to a solo career, and John Strohm formed Antenna with some fellow Hoosiers. These two songs have different titles but are pretty much the same song carried over to the new endeavors.
Sunday, August 21, 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016
|Pennsy Keystone Train promotional photo by A.F. Sozio.|
|Budd mockup showing the sunken living room.|
|Penn Station, photo by A.F. Sozio|
I rode this train with my parents in the early sixties between NYC and D.C. It was very interesting to look down the train as we went around curves, but the diaphragms between cars made for a lot of noise.