Song Lyric Sunday: River – ‘Black Muddy River’

It had to be this one. Jim at newepicauthor has set the theme of ‘River’ for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday challenge. So here we have the ultimate elegy for Jerry Garcia: the last song he sang with the Grateful Dead at their last show in July 1995. Three weeks later and he was gone.…

One-Liner Wednesday: Days Between

“Magic is what we do, music is how we do it”  – Jerry Garcia (born 1 August 1942)  – – – – – – – Okay, I freely admit to having lifted this from the official Grateful Dead website, but hey. One-Liner Wednesday 1 August 2018

Song Lyric Sunday: Let Go – ‘Don’t Let Go’

This week, Helen’s theme for Song Lyric Sunday is ‘Let Go’. So, just to be awkward, here’s a song entitled ‘Don’t Let Go’. It’s the first song that came to my mind when I saw the prompt, which is entirely due to the fact that it was a long-time staple of the Jerry Garcia Band.…

Not quite the style icon

For someone who goes out of his way to disavow any interest in ‘fashion’, the subject of clothing does seem to crop up quite often, albeit randomly, in this collection of ramblings. So perhaps it’s time to give the subject its own post, especially as the latest of ‘365 Days of Writing Prompts’ provides a…