Horn Sections Make Rock Better: Blue Heaven

At some point in my adulthood, this Southern Baptist developed some weird habits: I always listen to New Orleans music leading up to Ash Wednesday, and then I listen to Irish music leading up to St. Patrick’s Day. Today: Why not both? As featured here before, I give you the Pogues.

Horn Sections Make Rock Better: Pick Up the Pieces (live)

Apologies because I didn’t write it down, but thank you to whoever suggested Average White Band. Here they are live at Montreux in 1977. I always think of the cult film “Swingers” when I hear this song. Shows my age. (Can you believe Jon Favreau brought us that film, plus the Mandalorian, plus “Elf,” let alone his Marvel work? Yeesh!)