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    Things

    By Joy Lynn Clark 06/17/2024 I wrote this song sixteen years ago as I was watching the tale of the “infamous” Burr Oak Cemetary scandal https://daisyfriday.net/burr-oak-on-the-colored-side/ unfold on the local Chicago news. I still had not known that I had ancestors buried there but I was asking around. As I heard the story, my mind drifted off about vampires, zombies, and grave robbers. Things is part of a larger work that I was going to make a, “rock opera”. I never managed to finish it but, there are a few more tunes. I also arranged the original duet to a solo. I never got my settlement. Below is a palatable,…

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    The Same Name Cover Band

    March 11, 2024 By Joy Lynn Clark Back in February I went to a live music venue not far from my place called Banners. I had gone there right when I first arrived in Lexington to see a cool jazz band in the past. This time however the place was packed with colored folks as well as what I normally encounter in Lexington. It almost seemed as if the entire black UK alumni Association was there and half of them had on the blue and everything! Even though I am a Flame, Go Wildcats! I asked the bartender to place my order and he replied, “would you like to start…

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    Playlist

    7/17/2023 By Joy Lynn Clark I’ve been working on all of this new stuff and a lot of it’s halfway done so I decided to make a playlist of more finished work. Enjoy.

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    Don’t Say A Thing

    By Joy Lynn Clark 05/30/2023 I wrote this song right around “ flac attack”A.k.a. the time when the .flac Format became available through my multi track. I read about the format and it was awesome. I think they elected Trump around that time too. There is a lossless version of this track but I decided to upload the MP3. Special acknowledgment to Questlove of the Roots. Don’t Say A Thing Want me to have a baby with you? Don’t say a thing You say that I’m the only one Its just some game Tell me right now what’s wrong with you? What’s your last name? I just wanna dance with…