In 1960, novelist John Steinbeck decided to make one last trip across America. He was 58 years old, in poor health, and close to the end of his life. It had been twenty-five years since he had travelled extensively in the U.S., and, in light of the fact that he had made his reputation and a good living writing about America and Americans, he thought it a good idea to reconnect and revisit the places and people who had formed the fibre of his work. He bought a GMC pickup, fitt
Hello, and welcome back to my blog. I hope you enjoyed the previous installment, about the making of my CD, “Goin’ To Clarksdale.” The initial sales have been encouraging, and I’m very interested to hear what my friends and fans have to say about the album. Those who know me know that I have very strong opinions, and a lot to say about a lot of things, but this is an entertainment website, so I’m going to keep it pretty much on the light side. I’m generally an upbeat person.