song for my elderly dad
1st stanza intro
2nd stanza young boy make believe
3rd stanza young boy reality
4th stanza grown boy reality
5th stanza old son fantasy
This link is for a song I wrote and sang. A couple talented guys did all the guitars, bass and drums... and recording & editing.
The song combines a garage band blues song from 45 yrs ago for which I could never get the lyrics, with a poem I wrote 9 yrs ago for which I could never get a tune...
Sorry this is dated but I didn't think of posting here earlier. It is is on my blog found at this link:
Hope it makes you curious in this great band.
After a successful Kickstarter campaign, this veteran (ca 1975) Christian band has recorded a new CD. Please follow the link below to my review of the advanced release. I'll post links to clips as they are made available...
Checking for a favorite band's website.
They said Denmark is the 9th most frequent country in their database.
Anyone familiar with the band "Daniel Amos" or with Terry S. Taylor's music?
I've pasted in their complete list:
#1 - Canada
#2 - The UK
#3 - Australia
#4 - The Netherlands
Gareth's question and the responses regarding the worst humor got me to thinking, who would you put forward as an international humorist if any one?
While musicians and movie stars and directors appear to have some interest in what folks do in other countries, it seems comedians are mainly...
Recently enjoyed several pieces written by Finzi featuring the clarinet ("Bagatelles", etc.). A few questions surfaced:
Are some organ pipes basically designed to replicate the tonal qualities of the various woodwinds and horns?
Some clarinet soloists create beautiful long notes that swell and...
Wonderful article on Makoto Fujimura in World magazine. A moving narrative of his experience with 9/11, as well as an inticing discussion of his craft, art and faith.
Here's a sample:
" Born in Boston, Mr. Fujimura spent his grade-school years in Japan, graduated from Bucknell, and returned to...
Any Michala Petri recorder music fans out there?
I'm enjoying her version of Morgenstemning by Grieg as I type.
Then there's Poul Sine Hons I Haven Lod Flyye (sorry I cannot figure out how to use the Danish letters) which sounds like something a few of you may have sung in grade school.
What have been Christmas traditions and special events for you?
When my wife was a little girl in Holland, she put her wooden shoes out on Christmas eve and in the morning they were full of goodies. She remembers her mom making oliebollen and apple-floppa (Sp?)
I grew up in southern Oregon...
Here is a post I made on a news blog in the US. I am interested in how Europeans see this issue of credibilty by news reporters.
Do they use polls there to tell you how you think?
Is it just me or have "news" articles become more rife with...
The Films , etc. forum has a post on the songs of "Neverhood". A website featuring the musician, Terry S. Taylor (and a former bandmate of mine) who wrote and performed the music is found at http://www.danielamos.com/
He is prolific and has recorded with several bands as well as solo.
thoughts inspired by a reaction to a short story I wrote:
A Wild Thing Within Me
A page, a penny for a page!
And two more if I guard well the window of my soul.
Alas, I succumb to the numbing days, a million shards of sunlight,
Jumbled upon my eyes...