Happy Martin Luther King Day, y’all. Hopefully, unlike me, you’re enjoying a day off tomorrow.
For a few weeks now, 11 apparently, Bill Janovitz has been throwing up a “cover of the week” mp3 on his blog, The Life and Time of Bill Janovitz. This week’s edition celebrates “dis Martin Lootah, da King day” and offers up the Nina Simone arrangement of “Little Girl Blue.” The accompanying vignette, about an early job in a copy shop, is irrelevant and hilarious. So I’m like (and not like) Sally — I want MLK Day off (but I, umm, know why it’s a holiday.)
Here are the other weeks: