Song of the Day #3,050: ‘I Had a Dream (Live)’ – Loudon Wainwright III

loudon_wainwrightIn order to maintain my daily blog schedule, I write these entries well in advance. So this is a tricky one… as I write this, a week before election day in the midst of the newest Clinton email scandal, it’s conceivable that it will be going live when we have a President-elect Trump.

Now I’m pretty confident that Clinton has this in the bag. I’ve felt that way for a year, in fact, before Access Hollywood and three knockout debates and all the rest. But the last thing I want to do is jinx things by posting some sort of congratulatory song before the chickens have hatched.

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Song of the Day #2,288: ‘Daughter’ – Loudon Wainwright III

loudon_wainwrightI went to a wedding a few weeks back and when the bride danced with her father, it was to this Loudon Wainwright III track.

Perhaps it was the emotion of the moment, coupled with the fact that I have two daughters of my own, but I instantly fell in love with the song.

‘Daughter’ was covered by Wainwright for the Knocked Up soundtrack. The original is by a man named Peter Blegvad.

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