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Pennies From Heaven

“You wanna know what makes me happy?”
“Making people smile.” •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

Alex, Darin and I were leaving a gas station last night when we met a man who introduced himself to us as Penny. 302 more words


It's Raining Twenties From Heaven

Thirteen years ago, this month, MSH had just landed a contract out-of-state at a facility that had something or other to do with the airplane industry. 676 more words


Real Life Rock (02/82)

We’ve all been transported by music—swept away, taken out of ourselves. It’s what the Lovin’ Spoonful meant in “Do You Believe in Magic” when John Sebastian sang about “a smile on your face and you don’t even know how it got there”; it’s part of what Pentecostal preachers mean when they damn rock ‘n’ roll as devil music; it’s what theorists mean when they bump into the limits of their theories and start talking about the ineffable. 2,329 more words

Greil Marcus

Braintree Woman Returns Waitress' Long-Lost ‘Pennies From Heaven’

BRAINTREE (CBS) – Hurricane Sandy damaged Loreen Kubek’s roof in 2012 but in the process it uncovered some buried treasure.

While repairing the roof, Kubek found some savings bonds tucked away in an attic crawl space. 274 more words


Pennies from Heaven (1981)

This peculiar movie musical, derived from a Dennis Potter BBC series, brings the 1930s back in a unique way: with the original popular recordings of the day, straight off the old, scratchy records, lip-synched by… 60 more words