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Fearing monotony, / I long for routine / in different places, faces-- / one or two, I love. // Second sleep dreaming / of "Basin Street Blues," / epiphonic treasury, / I long for just / one or two // I absorb / when I can't analyze, / to take more in is to keep from / losing control // Shooting and cutting, / "Champion" Jack Dupree, / been singing to no one since / the turn of the century. / Six-and-a-half up / with ten left to go, sometimes all it takes / is the wrong man to steal home // It's no "Chico" Ruiz / and I will make it through / listening every day to Gram's / "A Song for You" // It's the crawlin' king snake / that sets me free / taking all these / bad whiskey blues and / turning them to poetry


from Old Black on the Elk, released October 2, 2015



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Bird Watcher Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Bird Watcher is a live recording and performance project begun by singer/songwriter (and host of WXPN's "Sleepy Hollow") Julian Booker and producer Jesse Soifer in 2013. They have since enlisted guitarists Andrew Ciampa and Dan Wisniewski, bassist Ben Rosen, drummer Mark Rybaltowski, and vocalist Ashley Cubbler. Bird Watcher will release its first full length in September, 2015. ... more

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