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Beneath the Waves: Beck, Wilco, Chuck Prophet and My Morning Jacket

Faithful readers, as summer nears an end here are some fresh songs to enjoy poolside, inside or outside in:

Beck: Has it really been 20 years since Beck released “Loser”? 275 more words

Next Door Neighbor, #1028

When we moved into our house 9 years ago, our next door neighbors moved in about a month or two after us. ¬†Over these 9 years, we’ve had a really good neighbor relationship. ¬† 318 more words

Songs Of The Day

10 Years a Slave

Approaching 30 and birdless:

“I stopped looking for a dream girl. I just wanted one that wasn’t a nightmare.” – Charles Bukowski

As luck would have it, one turned up anyway – and it wasn’t long before we were shacked up and due to get spliced.

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This song was unleashed 50 years ago today

In case you’ve been living on another planet for the past 50 years, here’s some background to You Really Got Me

You can find a few other versions on this post


I coulda been an Arranger...

First of all, let me be honest: I have no musical ability whatsoever. At primary school, I got on with the recorder – until you had to start using your right hand as well. 882 more words


10 Quirky But Cool Uses of English

The English language is wonderfully bizarre, and sometimes rather frightful. It is a composite of the best and worst that ancient languages have to offer, and native speakers often take it for granted that they can speak it with the utmost fluency. 1,563 more words