Archive for February 18th, 2011

February 18, 2011

This Day in Music History

Thanks to the swell cats over at History.com we learned that it was this day in 1959 that Ray Charles recorded “What’d I Say” for Atlantic Records.  Find out more of the story below and check a sweet video of Charles performing the song at the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival.

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February 18, 2011

Virgil’s Beer of the Week

It’s yet another brand-new-postcard-elba-segment for your enjoyment!  Our good friend Virgil Dickerson from Suburban Home (you may remember our chat with him last week – found here) will be giving us a weekly review of his favorite Craft Beers in a segment we’re calling Virgil’s Beer of the Week.

For his first entry, he tackles Great Divide’s Grand Cru, and offers a contest for the readers.  Read ahead brave potential contest winner!

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February 18, 2011

Where the Bus Pass Took Us

While homebodies by nature, we do regularly muster the single malt courage to go out into the world and experience music in the flesh, and so we now have a new segment to document these excursions – Where the Bus Pass Took Us.  Our first one is the Heypenny show we went to on Wednesday.  Get our review of it and check a couple of videos from the show.

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