Tuesday, January 6, 2009

"Gimme a Pigsfoot and a Bottle of Beer, Some Reefer, and a Gallon of Gin."

Who says you couldn't have a wild time in 1936? Not Besse Smith!

This is a completely gratuitous posting. I just like it.


Anonymous said...

Quite a juxtaposition from the domes below! --(well, maybe on second thought, not so much!)

--it's margaret

Counterlight said...

Such is the way my brain works sometimes, from Sufi mysticism to wild Saturday nights in Harlem in the 1930s.

The Religious Pícaro said...

I listened to this last night, and today at school I couldn't get it out of my head!

johnieb said...

One of my favorites. Sippie Wallace also did a fine version for Atlantic Records.