Storms, Songs, and Freedom

PONTIFICUS MINIMUS OPINES “Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?”  —  Rose Kennedy Whatever happened to “mind your own business?” Why are you telling me what to do? Why does the length of my hair Even matter to you?

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins By POOR WILLIAM   The legendary Grammy-winning blues pianist Willie “Pinetop” Perkins died Monday, March 21, 2011, in Austin, TX. Pinetop was slated to attend his 12th annual Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration in Clarksdale at Hopson’s Commissary (the plantation where he had been an ace tractor driver) and the Shack […]