January 23 — SAY IT LOUD, I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD, James Brown (1968)

imageJames Brown entered my world twice today. Driving to Mom and Dad’s to pick up Luke, I listened to another of David Bowie’s selections, one of Brown’s live albums from the Apollo. And this afternoon, while running errands with Luke sleeping in the back seat, this song played quietly on the soul station. Luke woke up and said softly, “Can you turn this up?”



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