New Years Rulin’s

I’m not much for new year’s resolutions as rituals go, but if I need some suggestions for self improvement in 2012, I’m going to be turning to Woody Guthrie’s New Years Rulin’s from 1941 (click image to zoom):

For a modern analogue:

Georgian Friday

Georgia doesn’t have an English bulldawg’s chance in Michael Vick’s backyard against LSU in the SEC championship, but I finally tracked down a digitized version of a jam I’ve enjoyed on vinyl for some years, so I offer it here as an anticipatory or preventative salve for commodawg and all readers pulling for the underdawgs tomorrow: