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W.S. Merwin

16 March 2019 - 07:16 AM

At 91.

I was a light reader of Merwin, so can’t make a fuss as I did for Ashbery. But a passing to note.

Hal Blaine

12 March 2019 - 05:00 AM

The drummer on every hit you’ve ever heard of, and some you haven’t (I assume).

No he really did play on massive iconic hit songs. He did.

90 is an age.

True Detective: Season Three

03 March 2019 - 02:57 AM

We had threads for the first two seasons.

Anyway, me and Carmen, we go back to Disney Club twenty-plus years ago in the UK.

Dallas 2019

03 March 2019 - 01:59 AM

So I “literally” was last in Dallas when Dean Fearing was cooking at The Mansion, and that was really good.

I’ll be there in spring-time. Welcoming tips from anyone who’s been there more recently, either high-end or casual. Also, anything worth seeing (assume I did the JFK stuff last time).

Andre Previn

01 March 2019 - 04:24 AM

In his years at (IIRC) the LSO, very well known and liked by the public beyond the boundaries of classical music.

Not least for things like this: