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Hard At Work At 84, Artist Sam Gilliam Has 'Never Felt Better'

"I stopped drinking, I stopped smoking. I live for this period of being in the studio," he says. Known for his vibrant, draped fabrics, Gilliam is currently enjoying a resurgence in popularity.

2am Samba Mecca:83
Inbetween Times Mecca:83 feat. Octavio Santos and J Vibes
Everything Comes to an End Of Water
The Powers of the Universe Of Water
Skydiver Moonlit Sailor
Amber Lantern Signal Hill
OMS Burn Signal Hill
Renascent Soular Order
Facing the Fall Soular Order

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Hard At Work At 84, Artist Sam Gilliam Has 'Never Felt Better'

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Quail Poppy Ackroyd
The Dream Poppy Ackroyd

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Justice Department Promises Crackdown On Supervised Injection Facilities

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I Say a Little Prayer Box Tree Orchestra
My Girl The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Human Step ~ Aramaki's Theme Yoko Kanno
Remedium Yoko Kanno
Heart of Nowhere Noah and the Whale
Passim Edamame feat. Emancipator
Follow Meridian Edamame
All Along the Watchtower Jimi Hendrix Experience
Title #3 Jimi Hendrix
Intruders The Antlers