A Cup Of Joe

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Burt Likko

Pseudonymous Portlander. Homebrewer. Atheist. Recovering Republican. Recovering Catholic. Recovering divorcé. Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of Ordinary Times. Relapsed Lawyer, admitted to practice law (under his real name) in California and Oregon. On Twitter, to his frequent regret, at @burtlikko. House Likko's Words: Scite Verum. Colite Iusticia. Vivere Con Gaudium.

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  1. Avatar Tod Kelly
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    Oops! Great minds and all that, I guess.

    Still, it’s nice to see that I think we overlapped with just one song, Burt.Report

  2. Avatar Glyph
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    Nothing against Joe Cocker, but the Box Tops were not only a decent soul/r&b outfit in their own right, but contained in their old-beyond-his-years singer (Alex Chilton, who would go on to front the underheard-in-their-lifetime yet massively influential Memphis band Big Star) the seeds of much power-pop and alt-rock (R.E.M. and the Replacements and Wilco being three of the biggest names to draw influence from Big Star).Report

  3. Avatar ScarletNumbers
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    As I mentioned in the other thread, I am listening to his cover of “Something” right now.Report

  4. Avatar Jaybird
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    The moment at 4:52 when he’s asked “do you need anybody?” and he screams “WAAAAAA” for 3 full seconds is one of those perfect moments.

    He made a lot of people happy.Report

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