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Folk Monday – Loudon Wainwright III

So I’ll admit that I am not a big Loudon Wainwright II fan the only Wainwright album we have is Unrequited which had the great hit “Rufus is a Tit Man” so you know how long ago that was! 1975 the year of my marriage! Anyway I downloaded Loudon’s new album Ten Songs for the New Depression and have been listening to it for about a week now – and while I think it may be a short shelf life album (an idea taken for Tom Paxton who always writes little topical songs that will be great while the 15 minutes of fame of the subject is current but then will fade quickly) it’s a great album now!  The songs are all well written with Loudon’s wry sense of humor shining through. From his website:

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