September of my years

As a man who has always had the wand’ring ways
Now I’m reaching back for yesterdays
‘Til a long-forgotten love appears
And I find that I’m sighing softly as I near
September, the warm September of my years – Frank Sinatra, The September of My Years (Cahn/Van Heusen)

Am I really moving into the September of my years? In one month I’ll be 60. My knee is telling me that I am soon to have it replaced with a newer, better one, and I should be a grandfather by the end of the year. Time is certainly moving on, whether I want to be part of it or not. Think I’ll choose to be a part of what’s going on in this world.

Today’s podcast starts out darkly, then levels out before taking a dark turn again on the last set. Join me for the happy times of Tindersticks, Orange Juice, Sad Cafe, Electric Cables, Flesh for Lulu, Killing Joke, Simple Minds, Apples in Stereo, Badfinger, Raspberries, Shoes, Mazzy Star, Lush, Wire, and Talking Heads.

This podcast is, as always, available to stream or download at There should be more content there, and I will try to put more things up this year. The podcast is also available to download as a podcast at your favorite podcast streamer – iTunes, Stitcher, etc. The podcast is called Check that out sometime. I welcome suggestions and comments, too – leave them as you will. Thanks for everything you do to encourage me.

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