Category Archives: music

I Hope John Prine Was Right About Old Rivers

Joe Writes . . .  John Prine died from the COVID-19 virus. I not an expert on his music, but I hope he’s right that “old rivers grow wilder every day.” Imagine the river my grandchildren would see if we … Continue reading

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On Langston Hughes, Van Morrison and Writing

Joe Writes . . . River’s gonna take you where it wants you to go: can’t tell the wind not to howl or the river not to flow. I have been thinking of writing a piece on the river in … Continue reading

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McArthur Park in Eaton Rapids: Why We Care

Tom Writes . . .  August 1, 2017 Gale Road Landing to MacArthur Park Do you remember that “MacArthur Park,” is my brother Joe’s favorite song? Do you remember that he sings it at the top of his lungs often, … Continue reading

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