The second wave of the pandemic appears poised to be even worse than the first. Too many people let down their guard and acted as if it was over. It was not. Please stay home as much as possible and wear a mask whenever you’re in public.
Sam Cooke wrote and recorded Bring It On Home To Me in 1962. It became a big hit on both the R&B and pop charts that summer.
Cooke adapted his song from a 1959 gospel/soul tune by Charles Brown:
Next up is one of my favorite John Hiatt songs featuring some of his finest lyrics.
Now that we’re done “mixing up drinks with mixed feelings,” a more recent song:
Between The Buttons is perhaps the Rolling Stones most underrated albums. And Please Go Home is one of the highlights of that 1967 album. It features some wicked guitar playing by the band’s original leader, Brian Jones.
Finally, if you take a walk, make sure you return home. Nat would insist: