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Your Weekend Entertainment--Here's Mr. Sam Cooke

April 30, 2016

Your Weekend Entertainment–Here’s Mr. Sam Cooke

May 1 is also Freedom Day for Malaysia

Tomorrow  is May 1, 2016. It is Labour Day. 335 more words

Freedom

Of sym-phonies (sic)

Although written for instruments of the wind band, Igor Stravinsky’s Symphonies of Wind Instruments is a very interesting, non-“band-y” composition.  You can listen here.  At a glance, an uninitiated person might think the Russian-born composer just didn’t use the right form of the word, but he was actually intentional, thinking etymologically about the components of the word “symphony”:  he titled the work based on his conception of… 627 more words

Christian Living

Here comes your Weekend of Songs

April 23, 2016

The Weekend Entertainment: Joni is Back

Last Weekend, I was in Kuala Lumpur with my dearest wife, Dr. Kamsiah Haider. Now back in Phnom Penh, I have decided to bring back the sultry voice of Joni James to entertain us. 61 more words

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What Drives the Creative Process?

Musicians gotta play, writers gotta write but keeping that creative process going is not always easy.  Take a listen as we discuss why us creative folks do what we do and still love doing it.   12 more words

Podcast

The Elvis box

I decided to add the Elvis Presley box “The Album Collection” to the old, eh… well… collection. I blogged about this one coming out a few weeks ago and I thought long and hard about it. 213 more words

Cool Stuff

Your Weekend with The Best of Bread (1973)

April 16, 2016

Your  Weekend with The Best of Bread

It is indeed great to play songs of a bygone era for your weekend entertainment, our friends. 172 more words

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Your Weekend Entertainment: Tribute to Merle Haggard

April 9, 2016

Your Weekend Entertainment:  Tribute to Merle Haggard

For this weekend, Dr. Kamsiah and Din Merican pay to tribute to Country Music Legend Merle Haggard who passed on recently after short illness with double pneumonia. 37 more words

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