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Death of Rod McKuen - a learning point

Back in 1974 you’d probably think that Seasons in the Sun by Terry Jacks would be written off by me as far too wet and weedy – but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. 34 more words


Rod McKuen (1933 -2015)

Rod McKuen was best known for his own poetry, written and recorded, but he was also among the first to translate Jacques Brel into English. “Seasons in the Sun” . 67 more words

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Coming Soon -- DEATH -- This Spring

Over the holidays I made cookies similar to the ones certain adults no longer with us made for me. I had never done that before. I also became strangely interested in music not my own. 909 more words


That Death Song Can Be a Killer

“So, what songs reminds you of your pre-teen years?” was the question I asked on Facebook. I received a number of wonderful answers, but one really intrigued me. 292 more words


Seasons in the Sun

This song came out when I was 10, it was me and my best friend Sam Statler’s favorite song. We listened to it over and over.

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Song Of The Week: "Seasons In The Sun" by Terry Jacks

Sometimes something gets lost in the translation. Then again, with the law of conservation of energy in play, something else may be gained.

Terry Jacks took “Seasons In The Sun” to #1 in 1974, and it went on to become one of only a handful of singles to sell over 10 million copies. 450 more words

Song Of The Week

August 31st, 2014; Barcelona, Spain

It’s been a bit of a tough day today. Unless things change with a miracle, we will be on our way back home sooner rather than later. 20 more words

Song Of The Day