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Pain In My Heart

As I was wire-brushing a wall at the farm in preparation for painting it I thought about what next to post. And I thought about just posting a well-known song. 143 more words

Memphis soul singer remembered with Beale Street sendoff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Family and friends said goodbye to a Memphis soul singer and Beale
Street fixture.

A musical procession down Beale Street was held Saturday in honor of James Govan, the singer was a favorite on the historic street and home of the blues. 141 more words


Blog Post #5 28/07/2014

Summer holidays have made me very, very lazy. It’s taken me a month and literally all the willpower I have to finish this post, but it’s done now and I feel fantastic. 2,465 more words

New Music Reviews

Speakin’ In Tongues with Dirty Church

According to their singer Sebastian Major, the Dirty Church has but one commandment: “shake your ass!”

The band’s sound, a brew of mid-twentieth century rockabilly, garage, and soul, arose naturally from the minds and hearts of the principle songwriters Major and his co-founder Stephen Weir. 762 more words


Song of the Week: July

As Melbourne descends into the heart of winter, sporting events around the globe have been gloating at us. Wimbledon basked in sunshine and served up numerous montages filled with jugs of Pimms and lemonade, extravagant hats and strawberries. 285 more words


The Last Time.

My anxiety filled heart often has me thinking of the strangest of things at the most randomness of times.  Lately I have pondered this thought centered around this premise:  318 more words

Notes, Thoughts & Personal Expressions

Respect - Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon - 1980

Title  Respect
Composer  Otis Redding
Live at  Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon, Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Year  1980 (September 1)
Country  USA
With  Jerry Lewis

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