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One song to sum up 2020

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No need to overthink this one, just off the top of your head, what one song/recording best sums up 2020 for you.  Here's mine:

 

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Billy Strayhorn's Dirge (Duke Ellington, Carnegie Hall, 1943).

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I Got a Right to Sing the Blues.

 

 

 

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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes "Wake Up Everybody" (PIR)       1975 ....

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How about Bessie Smith's "Backwater Blues" with James P. Johnson?

Maybe we haven't had flooding -- but the sense of apocalypse and sadness is right on the mark.

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In my house it's "Come Rain or Come Shine"

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"Georgia".

 

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2 hours ago, Chuck Nessa said:

"Georgia".

 

Why that song, Chuck?

(asked the Georgian)

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9 hours ago, HutchFan said:

Why that song, Chuck?

(asked the Georgian)

Yes, the elections.

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2 hours ago, Chuck Nessa said:

Yes, the elections.

Ah.  That makes sense.  :tup 

 

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Treacherous Cretins (Frank Zappa).

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19 hours ago, Chuck Nessa said:

"Georgia".

 

One of the newspapers over here the other day had a good cartoon of a certain ‘artiste’ tinkling the ivories to that one and the piano falling apart.

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