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Goon bones + Oysters

B. here. In San Fran. Goin’ through tens of thousands of 78s in our collection, stored a-way out West in partnership with the Internet Archive, and these caught my eye. Old as the hills, buried in the dirt, throughout history bones made Mesopotamians hop, Brits jig and Minstrels reel. Folkies brought them into our world and every kid knows it’s as simple as stealing spoons from the kitchen drawer to have fun. A short history on spoons and bones is here.

Sure the work is grueling, but the rewards are great. Like this 101 roadside pit stop this weekend…

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