[PW] Room for One More: Friday's "Forgotten" Books 24 Nov 2017 and Oct/Nov Underappreciated Music
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Sat Nov 25 16:48:56 PST 2017
And there's a late addition to this week's FFB list: Bill Crider has a review of CAMPUS DOLL by "Edwin West" (Donald E. Westlake)https://billcrider.blogspot.com/2017/11/ffb-campus-doll-edwin-west-donald-e.html
(and in case you've missed it, THE GUARDIAN's coverage of the Bad Sex in Literature Awards 2017 shortlist:https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/nov/23/bad-sex-award-2017-shortlist-the-contenders-in-quotes)
Patti Nase Abbott hosts the links to reviews of the books cited below at:
Mark Baker, I IS FOR INNOCENT, Sue Grafton
Bill Crider. AMONG THE GENTLY MAD, Nicholas Basbanes
Martin Edwards, THE THIRD EYE, Ethel Lina White
Curtis Evans, BLOOD FROM A STONE, Ruth Sawtell Wallis,
Rich Horton, MAIGRET HAS SCRUPLES; MAIGRET AND THE RELUCTANT WITNESS, Georges Simenon
Jerry House, THE SHORT LIFE AND HAPPY TIMES OF THE SCHMOO, Al Capp
George Kelley, FIRST PERSON SINGULARITIES, Robert Silverberg
Margot Kinberg, DEAD LEMONS, Finn Bell
Rob Kitchin, CODEBREAKERS, James Wiley and Michael McKinley
Evan Lewis, A NOOSE FOR THE DESPERADO, Clifton Adams Steve Lewis hosting Robert Briney, CASTLE SKULL, John Dickson Carr
Heath Lowrance, THE NAME OF THE GAME IS DEATH, Dan J. MarloweNeeru, THE FEVER TREE, Richard Mason
J.F. Norris, COMETS HAVE LONG TAILS, Madeleine Johnston
Todd Mason, Terry Carr, ed: SCIENCE FICTION FOR PEOPLE WHO HATE SCIENCE FICTION ; Harry Harrison, ed: THE LIGHT FANTASTIC
Matt Paust, MRS. MCGINTY'S DEAD, Agatha Christie
James Reasoner, THE NIGHT HELL'S CORNER DIED, "Clay Ringold" (Ray Hogan)
Gerard Saylor, IT'S MY FUNERAL, Peter Rabe
TomCat, THE CASE OF THE BONFIRE BODY, Christopher BushTracyK, NORTHANGER ABBEY, Jane Austen; FEAST OF MURDER, Jane Haddam
Underappreciated Music, the links to the sounds and the words about them, October/November 2017
The (frequently) monthly assembly of undervalued and often nearly "lost" music, or simply music the blogger in question wants to remind you reader/listeners of...
Patti Abbott: Nightly Music
Brian Arnold: The Boston Pops: Christmas Festival; Holiday Music and more; Hallowe'en music and more One; Two; Three
Jayme Lynn Blaschke: Friday Night Videos
Paul D Brazilll: A Song for Saturday
Jim Cameron: Booker Ervin: Tex Book Tenor
Alice Chang: Hiroyuki Sawano: "Sylvalum (night)"
Sean Coleman: Pretenders II
David Cramner: The Flaming Lips: "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots"
Bill Crider: Song of the Day; Forgotten Hits; Link Wray and His WrayMen: "Rumble"
Jeff Gemmill: Top 5s; Joan Jett and the Blackhearts: I Love Rock'n'Roll; Janet Jackson in concert, 1990; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers in concert, 1990; Olivia Newton-John: Totally Hot; Juliana Hatfield in concert, 2017; Paul Weller in concert, 2017
Jerry House: Big Mama Thornton; Hymn Time; Music from the Past
Big Mama Thornton, John Lee Hooker, et al.: "Hound Dog"/"Down Home Shakedown"
Jackie Kashian: Ryan Conner on Smashing Pumpkins
George Kelley: Greatest Hits of the '70s; The Bodyguard: The Musical
Kate Laity: Song for a Saturday
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: "Moanin'"
Jon Hendricks and Company: "In Walked Bud"
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross and Joe Williams: "Everyday I Have the Blues"
Evan Lewis: Shary Richards & co.: The Sounds of the Silly Surfers/The Sounds of the Weird-Ohs
Mark Maron: Kim Deal
James Eric Mason: Aural Image #42 (a Spotify playlist)
Todd Mason: spirits; a Whole Lot of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross (and Bavan)
Joe Megalos notes: Sun Ra on BandCamp
Becky O'Brien: Moana S/T: "There You Are"; The Walking Dead S/T; Stranger Things season 2 S/T; American Made S/T; Flatliners (2017) S/T
Andrew Orley: Nobody's Listening
Dizzy Gillespie's centenary year: 2017: To Bop or Not To Be: A Jazz Life (1990)
Lawrence Person: Shoegazer Sunday
Charlie Ricci: The Gospel Whiskey Runners: Hold On; Dan Auerbach: Waiting on a Song
W. Royal Stokes: Best Jazz CDs of 2016
Produced by George Avakian, 1919-2017: Ellington at Newport '56
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