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You Are So Beautiful

Eight years ago, our friend Chastine was on vacation in Manila. We thought, “Hey! It’s her birthday, let’s do something nice for her.”

We did something.

It was not nice.


Emilio-Vlog: When The Keyboard Breaks...

Today was a good day…well, almost. Emile gets to jam with a real jam band Kettle Logic and his prized Korg synthesizer breaks. Luckily, the electric piano isn’t going away any time soon, so he makes do with what he’s got. 53 more words

Emilio Vision

Feelin' Alright? Traffic (Dave Mason); Joe Cocker; The Osmonds with Isaac Hayes

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Feelin’ Alright? This is a classic R&B song from the late 60s. We will start with the original song by Traffic, and then we will review covers from Joe Cocker, and also by Isaac Hayes & the Osmond Brothers. 3,144 more words

Rock And Roll

Today's Theme Music

‘The Full Monty’, starring Robert Carlyle, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Addy, Leslie Sharp and others, was released in 1997. I enjoyed the movie, and it has acquired that special status for me as a movie I watch again and again, and still enjoy. 25 more words


Florence Foster Jenkins

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth. (Psalm 100:1NRSV)

I get Florence Foster Jenkins. Although she couldn’t carry a tune, hit a note, and had an uncertain sense of rhythm, she sang with gusto, determination, and – at least in the movie version of her life starring Meryl Streep – from the heart. 296 more words