Category Archives: Music

Two Navy Baseball Guys Lip-Synching to a “Frozen” Song?

Well, you can put a fork in me this sunny a.m. I am DONE. Beautiful. Not condescending. Sheer appreciation. Freedom with who they are. I can’t stop watching it. I am in love with them both. And the guy peeking … Continue reading

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And the Waltz Goes On, by Sir Anthony Hopkins

I found this extremely intense. Anthony Hopkins wrote this waltz over 50 years ago, and here, he hears it performed by the magnificent André Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra. It’s worth it to watch the entire thing. The audience … Continue reading

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Two Icons

One icon being watched over by another. From “I Hired a Contract Killer” (1990), directed by Aki Kaurismäki I also love this looping-together (almost accidentally) of the two guys – because of the image-similarity in two iconic albums, clearly a … Continue reading

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Isaac Hayes’ Cadillac

It circles in its own room at the STAX Museum in Memphis (something you should definitely check out if you go to Memphis). The interior has white fur details. It is one of the most outrageous things I’ve ever seen … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Merle Haggard

“There were so many things I loved about the thirties. I could find many reasons for wanting to live back there. Such as trains was the main method of travel, the glamour of trains always appealed to me. And America … Continue reading

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Busy Week Shuffle

It’s been a busy week. Family stuff, work stuff, projects long-term and short. I am working hard to keep the stability going, in the midst of so much flux and change. So far so good. Here are the tracks that … Continue reading

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Hear Dublin Roar

Metallica singing “Whiskey in the Jar” to a jumping thrashing crowd in Dublin. Mad hat tip to Thin Lizzy. Listen to that crowd singing in unison.

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Tick-Tock Shuffle

The clock winding down on the two new babies arriving in my family this month. Very exciting. I am juggling three jobs right now, and doing pretty well with it. My sleep is good, my moods are good, and I’m … Continue reading

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Stop For a Little Shuffle

“The Road to Shamballa” – When a Shuffle starts off with Three Dog Night, one gets excited. That guitar underneath, it’s so simple, the repetition, beautiful. “Rock of Ages” – Def Leppard. Hahaha. Awesome. “That’ll Be the Day” – Buddy … Continue reading

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“And I’m not sad and just maybe / I’m to blame for all I’ve heard…”

Today is Kurt Cobain’s birthday. He would have been 47. Excerpt from Cobain’s journal: In the summer of 1983 … I remember hanging out at a Montesano, Washington Thriftway when this short-haired employee box-boy, who kind [of] looked like the … Continue reading

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