JoJo's Wise Words
1961 was a very good year for Marvin... and the Lions
Today is Columbia's University-wide graduation day, but the festivities for all the various schools began over the weekend.
Graduating senior co-captain JoJo Smith gave a speech at the Baccalaureate Service at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine on Sunday. He's posted the speech on his site.
I wish I had known about JoJo's site before today, but everyone can catch up by reading the archives.
Just as a side bar, it's pretty obvious that Mr. Smith is a Marvin Gaye fan. Specifically, it seems he really likes two of my all-time favorite hits: "Ain't that Peculiar," and "I'll be Doggone." Put those together with "The Ecological Song," "Grapevine," "Inner City Blues","Got to Give it Up," and "Sexual Healing," and you have a very fantastic 23 minutes of music.