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Archive for February, 2013

Beth Hart & Jeff Beck/ Etta James: I’d Rather Go Blind

Posted by Anne on February 9th, 2013

This fantastic version is at the Kennedy Center Dec 26, 2012, in honor of Buddy Guy. Beth Hart’s voice is like a bass. Check out all the rock royalty in the audience.  (Thanks, Chris!) Beth Hart sings I’d rather go blind, girl. Contrast this version with Etta James’ classic, released in 1968. Something told me […]

Gabby Giffords

Posted by Anne on February 2nd, 2013

Gabbi Giffords’ moving speech for gun control on Jan 30 (link to her handwritten notes): Before the shooting (speaking here after a Tea Party attack on her office, 25 March 2010): Her recovery (great husband!):