• Strange Angels

According to the Harris Theater‘s website, there are still tickets to see performance artist-singer-musician Laurie Anderson play with the classical group Kronos Quartet tonight. If you can swing it, I’d suggest going, since it’s due to be a pretty great performance. Coincidentally, it’s also a couple weeks before Major League Baseball’s opening day. So in honor of the forthcoming MLB season and the performance tonight, today’s 12 O’Clock Track is one of the all-time best baseball songs: “Babydoll,” off of Anderson’s 1989 album Strange Angels. Frankly, it’s relationship to baseball is only tangential, but then again, “Baby Doll” is on some level about the human brain’s tendency to go off on tangents. Here’s another one.