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Fantastic Shoes

I’ve never been a very good fan.

I have a hard time wearing things on my T-shirts.  I’m not a big chanter, screamer, “Oh my God…” type of person. 577 more words


Musing on R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts"

Sunday Musings

A friend recently post a Facebook link to an old R.E.M. song. He called them one of his favorite bands. I think he has good taste. 795 more words

Sunday Musings

Lonesome Musing: Coward

By: Christopher Aloysius Mariotti

Disclaimer: Vic Chesnutt will haunt you.

In 1983, eighteen year old songwriter Vic Chesnutt was left partially paralyzed from an auto accident.

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Lonesome Musings

How to Disappear Completely

It really is such a stupid dream. It is not just Porcupine Tree saying so. It really just is such a stupid misunderstood dream and fantasy. 256 more words


Ooh Yeah I'd Forgotten About That Song - REM - Country Feedback

“This flower is scorched, this film is on, on a maddening loop, these clothes, these clothes don’t fit us right”

To put REM’s place in the annals of musical history into some sort of context, you must remember they are a band who formed in 1980. 1,123 more words

A little bit of wonderment....

…..from Kristin Hersh, featuring Michael Stipe.

Letter Never Sent. Message Received.

In high school I had a compulsion to figure out the meaning of the lyrics of all of my favorite pop songs. I would read and re-read liner notes with great reverence (hey – if Pearl S. 191 more words