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Chicago bluesman Theodore Roosevelt “Hound Dog” Taylor (1915-1975) was born with six fingers on each hand. The extra digit on his right hand was reportedly not a benefit to his guitar playing, and it is said that Taylor eventually amputated it with a razor blade.
Click the title to be skirted away to the beautifully touching memorial Robert Forster wrote about his friend and bandmate Grant McLennan. If you know the band and have never read this, make certain the tissues are close by. Everyone should be fortunate enough to have such a friend as McLennan had in Forster.
With a young man named Roy on kettle, Robyn Hitchcock performs “The Ballad of Old 604” an ode to the last London trolleybus live outside Fulwell Depot on 8 May 2012, the 50th anniversary of the last London trolleybus journey. (Thanks to whoever wrote that description!)
Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk play an eight-night career retrospective this week at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art. The band plays a different album in its entirety each night. Kraftwerk concerts—which happen rarely—are multimedia extravaganzas; this retrospective features projections that require audience members to wear 3D glasses. I wasn’t able to get tickets, but am reading this week’s reports with excitement.