19 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Delilah

Florence + The Machine – Delilah Ahead of their new album, How Big How Blue How Beautiful, they released another track… In less than two weeks, Florence and the Machine will return with their much-anticipated new album, How Big How Blue How Beautiful. Already we’ve heard a handful of its

19 May 2015

MENA Mashup: Pentagon claims Ramadi a mere setback are ‘delusional’

McClatchy published this excellent report yesterday…Experts: U.S. claims Ramadi a mere setback are ‘delusional’ WASHINGTON — The Obama administration Monday called the fall of the capital of Iraq’s Anbar province to the Islamic State a temporary setback that Iraqi forces would reverse with U.S. support. Experts dismissed that assessment as

18 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Leaving On A Jet Plane

Peter, Paul & Mary – Leaving On A Jet Plane As the LN posts, I should be midway between Oahu and the Big Isle, however, I should be back online about 10pm FDL time…! What’s on your mind tonite…?

17 May 2015

Late Night FDL: The Thrill Is Gone

B. B. King – The Thrill Is Gone R.I.P. B.B. King…! Last King Of The Blues passes away in his sleep at home Blues great B.B. King has died at the age of 89 after being ill for some time, it’s been confirmed. His lawyer Brent Bryson reported that he

17 May 2015

Sunday Food: Mustard Greens

(Picture courtesy of Tim Sackton at flickr.com.) This post actually was supposed to be last week for Mother’s Day, but got eaten in the change to our new system.   It was offered at eschatonblog by a friend, Hecate_Demetersdatter, and reminded me that one of the things my mom did

16 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Shake

Otis Redding, Eric Burdon, & Chris Farlowe — Shake, UK TV, London September 16, 1966. What’s on your mind?

15 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Shut Up and Dance

Walk The Moon — Shut Up And Dance. What’s on your mind?

14 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Heart of The Sunrise

Yes – Heart of the Sunrise Yes has a new album out, Like It Is — Yes at the Mesa Arts Center… On July 10, Yes will release Like It Is — Yes at the Mesa Arts Center, a two-CD/DVD collection that was recorded on their most recent U.S. tour.

13 May 2015

Late Night FDL: Love Is Your Name

Steven Tyler has jumped genres… Love Is Your Name, the first country single Steven Tyler, begins with the downward strum of an autoharp. The stringed instrument, rarely heard on country records these days, is often associated with the Carter Family’s Mother Maybelle Carter and her daughter June Carter Cash. For

13 May 2015

Coups, Massacres And Contras: The Legacy Of Washington’s New Point Man In Latin America

Despite shifts on Cuba and Venezuela, the Obama administration’s appointment of a man who’s been involved in the overthrow of leftist governments since the 1980s, to head the White House’s top agency on Latin American affairs shows little may have really changed. By Sean Nevins The Obama administration announced in