“See My Jumper Hanging On the Line” — R.L. Burnside

R.L. Burnside at home in Independence, Mississippi in the summer of 1978.

From Alan Lomax’s American Patchwork Project.

Bonus track:

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I say madness is too pure like mother sky

A marvelously weird Matching Mole performance on French TV, 1972

Vámonos para La Habana

“All art constantly aspires towards the condition of Pharoah Sanders”

“Spoon” (Live & Long) — Can

RIP Jaki Liebezeit

“All art constantly aspires to something something music”

Paul Bowles describes a Moroccan trance dance of self-mutilation

Drugs won’t change you / Religion won’t change you

“Last Year” (Live) — Jim O’Rourke

Brighter!

Maybe Jonathan Richman can make me smile now, I don’t know, let’s see

“Therefore I Am” (Live) — Jim O’Rourke

Jim O’Rourke’s lovely loop-driven half-hour cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

(Thanks, Ben).

“Take a Look at That Baby” — John Fahey

Jon Brion talks about scoring Punch-Drunk Love

RIP Leon Russell