Starting tomorrow, She Who Must Be Obeyed, He Who Will Not Be Ignored, and I are taking a well-deserved vacation. We’re driving out to Chicago by way of Cleveland (Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, Lola restaurant), spending a week sightseeing and eating (Next, Publican, Boka, and various hot dog emporia), then returning by way of Buffalo (Niagara Falls and wings at She Who and He Who’s insistence, respectively. I’ll take notes and photos, and may post a few quick updates. I also intend to settle once and for all whether Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.
Our road music will start with the classic “Going to Chicago Blues,” a version performed by Lambert, Hendrix, and Ross with the Count Basie Orchestra and the immortal Joe Williams, from Sing a Song of Basie: