A Walkin’ Chunk a Mean-Mad: Pretty Boy Floyd & Robin Hood

I love a good man outside the law
 just as much as I hate a bad man inside the law. — Woody Guthrie (1940) Legend On October 22, 1934, Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd – a bank robber suspected by the FBI as a gunman in a 1933 Kansas City … → read more

Who Killed…Fred Hampton?

Fred Hampton (1948-1969) I have to start with a disclaimer. The songwriter of today’s song is my fellow blogger, Pat Blackman, who has been my good friend for over twenty years. So, there’s not much critical distance here from the artist. Covering this song wasn’t his idea, folks. Pat was … → read more