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A Changing View/ Early Sunday Music

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

      – Thomas Edison

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I was going through old blog posts recently and I noticed that I had used the painting above a number of times in my earliest posts. 435 more words

Favorite Things

Jourdain covers Otis Redding classic

Jourdain this week has released a new cover music video for his fans and the generally curious to check out.

The new cover is a rendition of Otis Redding’s ‘(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay’ a late 1968 hit for the singer who was killed in a plane crash in December 1967 at the age of 26. 87 more words

News

Stars of Stax

This year marks the 60th anniversary of Stax Records. I’ve always been impressed with the amazing array of artists who are associated with this record label: … 815 more words

Lists

Weekly Recommended Listens: August 2017 - Week 1 - Sixties Soul

 Hi everyone, this week we’re kicking off a month long look at some of the best soul artists of the sixties. This week we’ll be checking out the music of Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding & Wilson Pickett. 1,353 more words

The Playlist

The month is just about over but to cap things off I’ve got another set of tasty tunes with The Playlist to finish things off. 181 more words

New

"These Arms Of Mine ~ Otis Redding"

These Arms Of Mine ~ Otis Redding:

Otis Ray Redding, Jr. (September 9, 1941 – December 10, 1967) was an American singer-songwriter, record producer, arranger and talent scout. 339 more words

Music

Self-Determination

A couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me to talk about aging with a men’s reading group that he hosts.  I agreed and a few days later, he sent me a gift of… 1,360 more words

Letters On Aging