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Songs for Michael McDonald to Cover

Wicked Game

Man in the Mirror



Werewolves of London

Palmcorder Yajna

Brandenburg Concerto


Confessions of a lovesick schoolboy

My teenage years, the 1950s, were spent at the all-boys Wellingborough Grammar School, in Northamptonshire, England. More than half a century later, in the spring of 2016, I was asked to contribute some reminiscences for presentation to the 50th anniversary reunion of the nearby County High School for Girls. 1,445 more words


Chopin: eternal Romantic

Bach is like an astronomer who, with the help of ciphers, finds the most wonderful stars. Beethoven infuses the universe with the power of his spirit. 1,226 more words


Those dancing feet

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts. For it is no mere translation or abstraction of life. It is life itself.– 2,110 more words


Favourites Friday #23

Okay Morgan, where have you been?

Yes, spring break has put me a bit of a hiatus from any responsibilities. It wasn’t intentional, but a break from the stress and focusing on friends and good vibes was the best thing I could have ever done for myself. 515 more words

The Enthusiast

It's not the critic who counts

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. 312 more words

Human Nature

Ring dem bells ...

This is how it happens! Watch and listen! North Creake new bells

I learnt to ring bells as a teenager in the 1950’s (but hey, that’s ages ago), and then more or less forgot about it for 60 years. 353 more words