Music and I

Music Music and I have had a longish relationship. It all started when I was a little lad of ten, no.. hang on, a lad of four or five. After The Great Awakening it became even more of a.. Ah let's start over. (And yes, there's a video at the end...) The Early…

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  • Post published:January 22, 2023
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Great lines from songs

Background The other day I was experimenting with Kris Kristofferson's Nobody Wins and I was struck by this one line in the song. It seemed to just stand apart and emit this glow that could not be ignored. As usual, my mind, or whatever is inside my cranial cavity, wandered off into this…

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  • Post published:October 14, 2022
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Dhinchak Selfie

This song has had many, many views. It received millions of viewers and has become a sort of cult classic, based on its viral potency. I have taken the extreme pain of taking the lyrics and translating them for you. First, the original lyrics in the original script, then the original lyrics using…

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  • Post published:January 30, 2022
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Originals vs Covers – 3 C=O

In this episode we will look at Cover versions that equal the Originals, thus the C=O. If you're wondering why we're here read Part 1 of this series where we had talked about Originals vs Covers and the triggers for this series. We actually had a Part 2, just a few days ago where…

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  • Post published:January 18, 2022
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Originals vs Covers – 2 C>O

In Part 1 of this series we had talked about Originals vs Covers. In this episode we will look at Cover versions that are better than the Originals. This was requested by Kirsten, whom you met in Episode 1. She wanted this urgently, so here it is. There were folks who suggested some…

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  • Post published:January 14, 2022
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Originals vs Covers – 1

Originals vs Covers I’m going to jump right in with the minimum of fuss and without a long-winded, read “detailed”, preamble into the the series "Originals vs Covers". But first, I need to back up and tell you a little bit of how this came about, heh heh! There I was, on FB,…

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  • Post published:January 11, 2022
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Lunch with Lang – A Celebrity Encounter!

Introduction I had lunch with a celebrity. This happened completely by accident.  I've met very few celebrities. I did shake hands with Vijay Amritraj and sat next to Kevin Wright once. ( ** see footnotes below ) Now, Michael Lang may not be your idea of a celebrity and lunch with him isn't strictly accurate…

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  • Post published:October 21, 2015
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Ten Songs that became Great

I've been meaning to write this for a while. I read A.PromptReply's post on Ten Things I Love and Ten Things I Hate and I thought to myself, why restrict it? Why not 10 songs I like, 10 books I hate, 10 body parts, 10 cars, 10 destinations and so on and so…

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  • Post published:July 5, 2015
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The Typewriter Tape

Every once in a while I get deeply, madly bored and depressed. Normally this takes the form of excessive eating, extreme reading, cleaning up things or staring at the wall opposite me. I have a horror of facing the wall. I hate sitting with my back to the door which exasperates my Beloved…

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  • Post published:September 20, 2014
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