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Archives for April 2017

Ida Presti, May 31, 1924 — April 24, 1967

Fifty years ago today, Ida Presti —the great guitarist of the 20th century died in Rochester, N.Y. while on tour. She suffered a massive internal hemorrhage.  She was 42. She had given up a solo career to play duets with her husband Alexandre LaGoya. She was magnificent. Here is a link to my favorite piece by this great pair of artists,

RESURRECTION BASEBALL. ON EASTER, NO LESS

LAZARUS WAS ON FIRST, JESUS ON SECOND.

HOPE YOU HAD A FINE EASTER. THOMAS DID, GAVE NEW MEANING TO ‘RISE AND SHINE.’

IT WAS A (HOLY) GHOSTLY GAME.

BASEBALL IS FOREVER, AND A HEAVENLY GAME TO BOOT (HILL).

DEAR LORD, PLEASE BRING BACK THE BABE.

IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON AND THE HOLY SOUTHPAW WITH A 102 MPH FASTBALL.