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Top 7 movie dads of (relatively) recent memory!

Movie dads have been offering moviegoers words of wisdom for as long as there have been movies. It’s unfortunate then that, over the years, many of the more memorable film fathers haven’t exactly been the best fathers. 1,043 more words

51 Weeks: 51 Songs From the Past: Week 22: Don and Al

I’ve missed more than a few weeks now but I’m jumping back into Hugh’s 51 Weeks: 51 Songs From the Past: Week 22 with Don McClean’s- “American Pie.” This 1971 song was also known as “The Day the Music Died” referring to February 3, 1959 when American singers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P Richardson “The Big Bopper”, were killed in a plane crash along with their pilot. 400 more words


Journey Post 47: A Memorial Day Encounter Remembering American Pie

Note to readers:   I’ve written an essay on the parable of the good Samaritan (called, “Good Neighbor Sam”), which I will post in a week or two.  1,625 more words

The Journey

Killing Me Softly and Sweetly

American Pie – Don McLean’s ballad certainly is a catchy tune and just the title may have started you singing the chorus.

Bye, bye Miss American Pie…

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Music Related

In a Coat He Borrowed From James Dean


Monday morning, re-listening to and wondering at just how great a song this still is.

Don McLean in his prime, singing every word of “American Pie,” knowing that it’s killer.

Thanks to YouTuber BBC Newsnight