Woody and Dutch on the slow train to Pekin / Rickie Lee Jones 1981
Yes, I know it is this time of the year where I thought we would come back here and there to the basics , you know. Like we have this common rule that what ever happened in the 80’s should stay in the 80’s but no not really. Among the amazing things that happened while most of the East and West Coast where take C and popping E, singer songwriter and muse in my world, Rickie Lee Jones was releasing her second album Pirates, writing somewhere in history that her driven groove and talent had melt it in the most attractive way into songs. In that album she wrote with David Kalish their own tribute the the 50’s R&B scene. And that is a mean mean groove, sweeping away so much of the music written on the billboard nowadays… just saying… listen ….