Amazing Journey

Stratford, ON has always been a good trip. My first trip there was in 2009 to see Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest". A lavish production, with lush sets, fantastic costumes and a brilliant set of actors. Probably my favorite Wilde piece brought to life in brilliant fashion. That trip was an…

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  • Post published:September 12, 2013
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about Words and Music

The Slo-Man cannot read music. He finds western classic music notation binding and constricted. It may have made perfect sense hundreds of years ago when pens were quills and making dots and flowing marks was easier to do. The arbitrary names of notes and disorderly collection of notes in a scale disturb his…

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  • Post published:June 22, 2013
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Of Mice and Exorcists

Readers who took the time to read through the Slo-Man's rant about the publicity given to a teenager with an over-indulgent mother and slightly-better-than-average-karaoke talent and those who know the Slo-Man will know that he likes his music, indeed, many have labeled him a music snob. The Class of 27, which may be…

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The complete set of references

The Slo-Man apparently has been quite busy going on looonggg drives with the LLBF.  He finally had the time to hand over the complete list of references to his blog post "About the State of Affairs" The Carpenters – Rainy Days and Mondays Kris Kristofferson – Sunday Morning Coming Down The Who – Join…

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More answers to the music quiz

http://slo-man.blogspot.com/2011/03/about-state-of-affairs.html 6. Bryan Adams – Summer of 69 7. Jimi Hendrix – The Wind cries Mary 8. Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue got Married 9. Little Richard – Long Tall Sally 10. Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven 11. Steve Miller Band – Take the Money and Run 12. Kris Kristofferson – Bobby McGee…

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about the state of affairs

(This was written late at night in Buffalo, NY as the Slo-Man watched TV in his hotel room. It was a snowy spring night in 2011 as he watched in succession the following items on TV. Stories from the Libyan uprising Jay Leno announcing that among his guests the following night would be…

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The Slo-Man’s quiz

is at http://slo-man.blogspot.com/2011/03/about-state-of-affairs.html And he asked me to post the first 5 references. Carpenters – Rainy Days and Mondays Kris Kristofferson – Sunday Morning Coming Down The Who – Join Together The Beatles – Eight Days a week Ace of Base – All that She Wants Says he will provide the rest later.…

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