It’s New Years Day, and my obligation as a good Jew is to do something I’ll have to atone for on Yom Kippur next week. Maybe I can start here…
But besides the obvious deaths (e.g., James Garfield), there are some notable birthdays today, including someone who would look at you cross-eyed; a guy who survived a massacre; another dead SC justice; inventor of a popular sex aid for underendowed older men; a woman who was of two minds; the ONLY legitimate Batman; and someone who would still be alive if a grand jury prosecutor had done his job.
I’m not sure why Fats Navarro has been (relatively) forgotten, but dammit, he shouldn’t be. Old Guy Music today is a reminder.