Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Monday, September 1, 2014 6:30 am

September Gurls

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September is one of my favorite times of the year, and this is my favorite song about September. One listen, and it’ll be yours, too:


Saturday, November 26, 2011 3:34 pm

Music for the season

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Big Star, “Jesus Christ”:

Merry Christmas.

Monday, April 12, 2010 11:13 am


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The late Alex Chilton, lead singer of the Boxtops and Big Star, had no health insurance, a fact that may have contributed to his death:

At least twice in the week before his fatal heart attack, Chilton experienced shortness of breath and chills while cutting grass. But he did not seek medical attention, [wife Laura] Kersting said, in part because he had no health insurance.

On the morning of March 17, she went to work. Chilton called her after suffering another episode; she arrived home before the ambulance, and drove him to the hospital. He lost consciousness a block from the emergency room, after urging Kersting to run the red light.

UPDATE: And right on cue:

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