Delancey and 2nd St

If you happened to like early 20th century vaudeville music, and you happened to buy this CD, Eddie Morton’s The Sound of Vaudeville (vol. 1), and then you flipped through its 28 page booklet, you might reach page six as Eddie sang his final “That’s gratityooood!” and Just a Friend of the Family began, and there you’d see a photo taken by me, of Delancey and 2nd Street in Philadelphia, close to where Mr Morton lived over a century ago. Which is nice.

16 Oct 2003 in Writing

The Caretaker
John Peel played a track by The Caretaker earlier this evening. It’s good stuff and you can download some MP3s from his album. All legal like….
Looking as cheerful as any man could do…
“I went out to Charing Cross, to see Major-general Harrison hanged, drawn; and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could do in that condition.”
Changing jobs
The Guardian’s special report on changing jobs, and how great it is to hear about people making the break…

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