Monday Music

Monday Music is a regular feature whose goal is to provide you with some music to get you fired up for another week of doing the yeoperson’s work of educating the citizenry. Requests welcome!

What a stunner of a year it’s been in the North Africa and the Middle East. A musical tribute on a blog from a community college in Chicago seems to me to be  a pretty pathetic gesture of admiration, but I can’t not do it. I stumbled on this one (HERE), accidentally, while checking out a pretty interesting philosophy, art, and politics blog (the place with the Chuck Norris philosophy jokes, co-founded by a former teacher of our very own John Hader, it turns out).

I couldn’t get it out of my head for a couple of days. Sometimes earnest pleas are the hardest rocking things there are. And the piano is haunting…