Jeb’s Jukebox

25 September 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Back Up Train Al Greene and the Soul Mates Bell 1967 Autumn is upon us. Leaves are turning, those birds that leave have left, the rabbits are spending less time sitting out in the fields. Outside I gentle around. Water the rosemary and the lovage and check the kale. I sit on the bench near […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

30 August 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

I Don’t Care Who Knows It Duke Pearson (featuring Andy Bey) Blue Note Recorded 1969 and released 1996 We have, near our stream, a nesting heron. It arrives in the spring and spends the summer doing its long-legged herony type tricks. Which consist mostly of standing in or next to the water and not moving. […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

19 July 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Love Uprising Otis Leaville Dakar 1970 There was, last night on the television, a man saying: what this country needs is growth. Economic growth, housing growth, the growth of our way of life. We need to make more of the things that have made us great. We need to think big and build bigger. We […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

16 June 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Crazy Dance Thomas Moore 1978 I’m in Baltimore, Maryland, and I’m heading for a record shop. It’s called El Supremo and it’s a good one. I’ve been in America for two days and I’m already missing the green quiet of my home in Wales. I’m thinking about the grass and fields and all the native […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

29 April 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Spaghetti Head Funky Axe Private Stock 1975 Is this the way everyone’s life is? Neither a success nor disaster; something that just rolls along. Today I worked seven hours in the garden turning beds; the soil is clay heavy and tired; I’m digging in manure and compost and sand. While I work I think of […]

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