While in Lawrence this week, I heard Mavis Staples' recent cover of Can You Get to That, and it totally made me rethink Maggot Brain (the Funkadelic album, not the decomposing organ). This is such a great song, on an album I hadn't really ever listened to much, mostly because I really hate the 10-minute psychedelic guitar jam at the beginning.

Besides now listening to Maggot Brain obsessively, I've also discovered this amazing cover by Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers, from the back of a van no less:

AuthorJohn Proctor