Category Archives: Spoken Word

(March 26, 2017): Tom Russell – The Ballad of Edward Abbey and Benediction: Edward Abbey

A compilation from the 2004 album, Indians Cowboys Horses Dogs, and the 2005 album, Hotwalker. Clearly Russell had Abbey on his mind in the mid-2000s.  The first item is a song by Russell about missing Abbey’s presence in the world.  … Continue reading

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(July 22, 2013): Cheech and Chong – Dave

From the 1971 self-titled album, Cheech & Chong.   I got a hold of this LP when I was twelve (1972).  It was one of the most unbelievably subversive things I’d ever heard and felt the need to play it at … Continue reading

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