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Day 11

Day 11 of my “75 Days of Summer” was Saturday.  The purpose of this blog is to document my focus on actively living — rather than passively existing — and experiencing joy, over 75 days of summer.  376 more words


Songbirds: More than the Biebe

Songbirds: More than the Biebe

Canada has more to offer than Justin Bieber and Celine Dion.  Here’s a sample.

Bryan Adams

Leonard Cohen

Cowboy Junkies… 15 more words

Canadian Culture

Compare/Contrast - sweet jane

The Velvet Underground (1970)

Cowboy Junkies – (1988)

Almost twenty years ago,’96 I would like to say… I was given a mix tape by a teacher/mentor in college; he was encouraging my shy, insecure 18-year-old self’s singing talents; I pursued that deal on and off for a while and well, that’s another story(s) or upcoming chapter, god knows right? 325 more words

Just listening to records and watching the sun falling :: the 90's

“And anyways,
I’d rather listen to Coltrane,
than go through all that shit again.”

About the song:

“Sun Comes Up, It’s Tuesday Morning” is the first track off of the Cowboy Junkies’ album, … 303 more words


Song Spotlight: Sweet Jane - Cowboy Junkies

Reaching back in time, I’m spotlighting my favorite Cowboy Junkies track. Yeah, I know the Velvet Underground did this faster, but this was the one I heard first (hey, I’m old but I’m not old enough to have been aware of Velvet Underground when they were big).


Lay It Down's Anniversary Song

Released today in 1996, Cowboy Junkies’ Lay It Down captures a band at several different crossroads and remains one of my favorite moments from a band I’ve followed faithfully for the better part of three decades. 753 more words