LOST IN THE NOISE

April 16 — SOMEBODY DONE CHANGED THE LOCK ON MY DOOR, Louis Jordan (1945)

imageIn anticipation of my current trip to New York (I’m actually in New Jersey tonight, close enough), last week I picked up a copy of New York Magazine’s current issue, “100 Years, 100 Songs, 100 Nights.” Much of the latter-day entries — 1960s and ’70s in particular — are predictable, but there are some real treats from earlier 20th century, including this gentleman, who was a regular at Harlem’s Apollo Theater.

 

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