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Bright, shiny objects!

If you love the blues like I do, then I think you’ll enjoy this article about BB King that popped up in Google Reader from an unlikely source: a Brit who traveled to Mississippi to see him play in his hometown:

The fat red sun settles itself against the horizon, throwing a last, honey-sweet light through humid evening and over a small crowd on the lawn beside a railroad track that cuts through the cotton fields beyond. A quarter-moon rises and a chorus of cicadas serenades imminent twilight, now conjoined by the sound of the band; the drummer catches the backbeat and the compere announces: “How about an Indianola hometown welcome for the one-and-only King of the Blues: BB KING!”

And on he comes, to applause from people who know him well and claim him as their own – the last of the blues masters a few weeks short of his…

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