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Me, Janis and Bobby

A memory rolled to my Facebook today from two years ago. It was a quotation by Janis Joplin for her 73rd birthday. This means today she would turn 75. 809 more words



As January miserably continues, the time has arrived to publish December Books, following December’s similar post which you can read here.

December was a good month for me in terms of reading hugely for pleasure and comfort, whilst being gifted with many more new books and collections to read over Christmas. 536 more words


Jan. 18- 90s Alt Rockers Had It 'Cover'ed

First they took Athens… REM were really riding high and stayed on radio in the brief downtime between Out of Time and Automatic for the People… 392 more words

Music History

Music & Other Gems Jan 15-18, 2018 – Disciplined Nonconformist, Forget Your Perfect Offering

Ah, MLK week. So juicy and full of everything. I’ve been fine tuning this playlist for years. This year’s tweak was the addition of Leonard Cohen’s… 987 more words

Music / Playlists


Where do you find joy, when so much right now seems joyless? The news, and the traffic, and stresses of modern life, together with all of our fears about global warming and warring factions and humanity’s willful cruelties conspire to rob us of joy. 588 more words


Song of the Day: Who By Fire by Leonard Cohen

‘Who By Fire’ is a song by Leonard Cohen, from his 1974 album ‘New Skin for the Old Ceremony’. The title and most of the lyrics derive from or are inspired by the second paragraph of Unetanneh Tokef, an eleventh-century Jewish liturgical poem recited on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. 503 more words

Music And Musicians / Song Of The Day