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Whipped Cream & Other Delights

Finishing: A Novel Idea

I’ve done it twice, but three times has not been a charm but a curse. And yet I’m within shooting distance, wrapping up novel number three. 473 more words

Writing

song of the day - “Rat In Mi Kitchen” | UB40 | 1986.

Birmingham, England’s Reggae / Pop sensation UB40 was formed in 1978 and is best known for their hugely popular cover songs like Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe” (with The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde), Al Green’s “Here I Am (Come And Take Me),” The Temptations’ “The Way You Do The Things You Do” and the worldwide No. 409 more words

Stuck In The 80s

HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEKEND IN LOS ANGELES

AN OLYMPIC CARNAVAL AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

By Don Heckman

What a great weekend. A remarkable synchronization , featuring performances of two remarkable Brazilian events .  215 more words

Two Sides of Pop, 1966

The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds

Side A: Wouldn’t It Be Nice//You Still Believe in Me//That’s Not Me//Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)//I’m Waiting For the Day//Let’s Go Away For a While//Sloop John B… 1,411 more words

Music

CD Review: Herb Alpert's “Come Fly With Me”

By Don Heckman

Renaissance Man is a label that’s been associated with Herb Alpert’s diverse career for years. And with good reason. How better to accurately describe Alpert’s mastery of skills reaching from the deep, often dark, complexities of the music business to his imaginative accomplishments as trumpeter, song writer, composer, band leader, producer, philanthropist and more. 368 more words

Don Heckman