Friday, May 21, 2010

Big Boss Man

I just downloaded Jimmy Reed into our itunes library. This is music that takes me straight back to my childhood. My dad's way of unwinding after a stressful day would be to listen to Jimmy Reed and play solitaire for hours. This was the fuzzy background of my youth. Cards being shuffled, Jimmy Reed, my dad singing along...As I listen to these songs I am now the one singing along and bobbing my head back and forth. I'm adding my own modern twists: red wine and thumbing through the New Yorker. I guess this is how traditions are born. Thanks, dad.