July 24, 2011 at 10:40 am Leave a comment

This song was written in the weeks after the firebombing and murder of seven members of the Dawson family in East Baltimore. From the 2004 self-titled EP.

Eventually, I profiled one of the Baltimore City laborers who puts the boards up on Baltimore’s vacant homes.


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Manhattan’s (Gigantic) Underbelly Musical Blind Date

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