Author name: Bill Janovitz

So Sad About Charlie

One of my favorite musicians, from my favorite band, has passed away. Here is something I wrote in 2012 about Charlie’s playing. Recording the White Man’s Blues in the Deep South. Keith and Mick stood at the same microphone at Muscle Shoals, lights dimmed, splitting a fifth of bourbon, and simultaneously sang the melodies and …

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Virtual Happy Hour 9

Jasmine cocktail. Set List: Dry Land You’ll Never Catch Him Crueler Staples Wendell Gee (R.E.M.) Torch Singer The Bus Fortune Teller Taillights Fade Like Shadows Larry I’m Allowed Comfort You (Van Morrison) Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain (Willie Nelson, by Fred Rose) Memory Motel (Rolling Stones) Velvet Roof Sweet Virginia (Rolling Stones) Frozen Lake …

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Virtual Happy Hour Week Five

Quarantine Martini Setlist: The Bus; Fortune Teller; Taillights Fade; Little Mascara(Replacements); White Paint Morning; The Swimmer; Larry; Summer; Thunder Road (Bruce Springsteen); Tangerine (with Laura and Lucy); Age of Consent (New Order, with Lucy); Gold Day (Sparklehorse, with Lucy); Sparklers; I’m Allowed; Lately I’ve Let Things Slide (Nick Lowe); Bartender Blues (James Taylor; George Jones); …

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Virtual Happy Hour Week Three

Quarantine Negroni Setlist: Birdbrain/When You Discover/The Plank/Treehouse/Hardly Getting Over It (Hüsker Dü)/For All to See/Sparklers/Long Island/Hackensack (Fountains of Wayne)/Sundress/Walt Whitman Mall (Banyan Tree)/Reason Why/Heaven (The Psychedelic Furs)/Stymied/Fireworks on TV/I Never Go Around Mirrors (Merle Haggard/Lefty Frizell)/Scottish Windows/Lean On Me (Bill Whiters)/Whisper to Yourself/Let It Loose (Rolling Stones)/Register Side/Wiser/Crueler/Shoulder/Crutch

Virtual Happy Hour Week Two

Quarantine Manhattan Setlist: Summer/Mineral/Velvet Roof/ Overtime/Your Stripes/Larry/Tangerine/Leave Me Alone (New Order)/The Only Living Boy in New York (Simon & Garfunkel)/Let It Be Me (Everly Brothers)/All Be Gone/You’ll Never Catch Him/Dry Land/Postcard/Porchlight/Anything That Way/Torch Singer/Would Not Be Denied/Staples/Bottom of the Rain/Comfort You (Van Morrison)/Taillights Fade/In the Ice/Frozen Lake If you want to contribute, Paypal or …

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Virtual Happy Hour with Bill

Quarantine Martini setlist: Happy Hour (Ted Hawkins)/Mineral/Larry/I’m Allowed/ Treehouse/ Porchlight/Fortune Teller/Taillights Fade/The Bus/ Tangerine/Hearts of Palm/Sodajerk/Scottish Windows/Crutch/Atlantic/Frozen Lake/Wiser/Freckles/Sunday Night/All Be Gone If you want to contribute, Paypal or Venmo @bill-janovitz. This weekwent to charities linked in events description at FB.

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