Syracuse blues, from the Onondaga Nation band Fabulous Ripcords.

Fabulous Ripcords, Gunrunners, Joanne Shenandoah up for Native American Music Awards

No doubt, Fabulous Ripcords can rip with the blues. I’ve been appreciating these guys’ talent for years, since my time covering the Syracuse scene for the big daily. I remember walking around the outdoor festivals, spying them on an outdoor stage, and stopping for a song. Two. Three. Half the day. Well, that’s a bit…

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With the opportunity for the eyes of the world to read or not to read this sentence of mine, I’ve accomplished something that started high above one of the wonders of the world 365 days ago. That morning I published here on WordPress the glorious view of sunrise on Oct. 27, 2013, which happened to…