Mo B. Dick drags in a different direction; the U.N. equalizes spousal benefits, a U.S. federal court finds marriage equality won’t harm Kentucky heterosexuals, U.S. Supremes nix conversion and contraception, freed Zambian gays face a fuzzy future, Dorothy’s friend unveils a housing plan for homophobes, more global LGBT news; and Arrivederci, Giovanni.
Wow—two greats passed over the weekend: Tpmmy Erdelyi (Tommy Ramone) and Charlie Haden. They each had an impact on music which continues to reverberate in today’s teens picking up guitars in the garage having grown up on mom and dad’s records and today’s modern jazz performers bending new notes in adventurous compositions. I played Charlie’s son, Josh Haden, in his group Spain this morning, and you’ll note a Ramones/Replacements set started the show. We also heard new music from John Hiatt, Kelis, Curtis Harding, The Fresh & Onlys and more….
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