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Martha Wainwright and Lucy Wainwright Roche pick up family torch in the Wainwright Sisters

Lucy Wainwright Roche was having a moment. On a conference call from New York with half-sister Martha Wainwright in Montreal, the extent to which the two had grown up in parallel universes was hitting home more than ever before. 1,469 more words


Weekend Ramble - The Care and Feeding of Earworms

In the 1986 Movie, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, Kahn captures two crew members of the Enterprise and controls their minds and actions by way of a nasty little creature that has crawled into their ears as part of its life-cycle.  625 more words

Friday Fare: Hallelujah

Friday Fare is my “best of” when it comes to Internet links that I’ve read this week.  Here are the articles that caught my attention and maybe made me a smarter person this week: 469 more words


Talk to Me of Mendocino

Most people my age or younger have likely heard of singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright some time in the last fifteen years, perhaps even heard his music. Fewer probably know he is the child of critically acclaimed singer-songwriters Loudon Wainwright III and the late Kate McGarrigle (of the sisters Kate and Anna McGarrigle, who wrote the Linda Ronstadt hit “Heart Like a Wheel” among other lovely songs). 493 more words

Anna McGarrigle

Learning to Swim

“And I see losing love
Is like a window in your heart
Everybody sees you’re blown apart
Everybody sees the wind blow”

—Paul Simon

I remember it was hot—That muggy kind of night where you can almost see the multi-hued moisture dance in tiny, sparkling droplets in front of your face. 1,566 more words


Song of the Day, August 31: What'll I Do from the McGarrigle Hour

Today’s song is a splendid family rendering of a pop standard. Irving Berlin wrote What’ll I Do in 1923 for inclusion in his Music Box Revue… 237 more words

Song Of The Day

Rufus Wainwright premiers Prima Donna !

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Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Rufus Wainwright is premiering Prima Donna: A Symphonic Visual Concert at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus at the Athens Festival in Greece on September 15, 2015. 327 more words

Acoustic Singer Songwriter