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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