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Weekend update: Chicagos Susan Werner at Wolf Trap
Before I get too deep this week into the serious issues this blog covers, this musical note from your Chicago-centric blogger.
I went to hear singer-songwriter Susan Werner at the Barns of Wolf Trap on Saturday, a musical venue sort of like Ravinia in the Virginia side of the Washington D.C. suburbs.
Werner, whose repertoire ranges from Cole Porter to contemporary folk, is a North Sider and a Cubs fan.
At the piano, Werner started singing one of her tunes, “Give me Chicago Any Day, her response to “Ill Take Manhattan by Rogers & Hart.
“The `L train, thats a swell train, Werner crooned.
But a few people in the audience called out when she got to this line, `Who cares about the White Sox, nobody at all.
They just dont understand diehard Cubs fans.
Sang Werner, “The Second City is second to none, Give me Chicago any Day.
Said Werner, when we talked, “I want to play it for the mayor.