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I’ve been reading on some of the blogs that I follow, as well as other kinds of social media, that there is remarkable angst amongst the younger crowd because actor Luke Perry is on the cover of… 379 more words



My friend Clive over at Take It Easy, http://cliveblogs.wordpress.com, has invited me to participate in a three day quote challenge.  Here is day 2 for your consideration. 154 more words

Does Bob Dylan deserve a Nobel prize?

On Thursday of last week (13 October) it was announced that Bob Dylan had won the 2016 Nobel prize for literature. It should be obvious to anyone who has read my posts on Bob Dylan, of which there have been many, that I am fully in agreement with his receiving this accolade. 2,424 more words


Paul Simon: Still Crazy After All These Years (1975)

After 1973’s uncharacteristically upbeat There Goes Rhymin’ Simon, Paul Simon’s next release was the enjoyable but inessential single live album Live Rhymin’ (1974). But his subsequent studio album stands among his very best work — an anthology of ten very different songs that nevertheless cohere around Simon’s underlying theme: a growing concern that, at the age of 34, he had passed his creative peak, couldn’t successfully settle in a relationship, and had tied himself into decisions that he might now make differently. 2,657 more words


How it felt before the storm

Though the storm had started I took Ginger for a walk. It was raining harder than you can imagine, and the frogs were going nuts — like a scene from the bible announcing something auspicious, or maybe they just wanted to mate. 251 more words


Today In Music History: 10/13/16

There must’ve been something in the water on this day in history, because we got some birthdays. Let’s start with Marie Osmond, who is turning 57.  168 more words


October 13: Happy Birthday Paul Simon and Sacha Baron Cohen

Paul Simon, a 12-time Grammy winner, is turning 75 today.  He met his future performing partner, Art Garfunkel, when they were in the sixth grade.  980 more words

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