No fortune in my fame: “The Nameless Murderess”

The Once (promotional image, photo credit: Renita Fillatre)

  One, two, three,    can we play the game Of the murderess    who had no name? Lucifer was waiting,    but Saint Francis came And said her name is    nowhere on your deeds So she will come to heaven    now with me.     We have a “whodunit?” of a particular stripe … → read more

“Billy Paul” and the Elegist of Music City

Vince Gill (promotional image, photo credit: JWright)

Introduction Those of you who follow us on Facebook know that we often recognize artists’ birthdays. That’s mostly my work. With plenty of thinking about mortality in our blog posts, it’s worth celebrating the musicians that help us find our way to meaning through their art. Besides, as 2016 already has … → read more