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Something for Thursday

The other day I saw this joke on Facebook and shared it: That’s a funny bit about how easy it is to disappear oneself into a rabbit hole…plus, for an 80s kid like me, it’s a fun reference to one … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Listening to SiriusXM last week, I was struck by a song I’d never heard before…or rather, a performance of a song I’d never heard before. “Mr. Bojangles” is most famous as Sammy Davis Jr.’s “signature” song, I suppose; until the … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

I’m going to put Something for Thursday on hiatus as well until after Christmas, again for the same reasons: my available time for blogging and listening to music is going to take a bit of a hit in a week … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Here’s something weird: a cosmic-rock power ballad by a brother-sister duo known more for their soft-rock love songs, which is actually a cover of a song by a Canadian band named for the hero of one of the most famous … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Singer Jay Black of Jay and the Americans died several weeks ago at the age of 82. Jay and the Americans were a 60s rock band who had a number of hits, of which this one is most familiar to … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

So I’m trying something new with this post.. I am actually dictating this into my phone’s keyboard app so we’ll see how this works. I’ve noticed over the years that my favorite sports movies aren’t exactly about sports at all…at … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

You probably didn’t realize you wanted to hear a suite of music from The Lord of the Rings arranged for solo piano, but thankfully, I realized that you needed to hear it! Here you go: This arrangement is really quite well done, … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

That certain night, the night we met There was magic abroad in the air There were angels dining at the Ritz And a nightingale sang in Berkeley Square…. I have nothing much to add by way of discussion; sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

I watched the Blue Origin flight yesterday, in which William Shatner joined three others in the very short up-and-back-again space shot yesterday in Jeff Bezos’s interestingly-shaped spacecraft. I have to admit to a certain amount of cynicism as I’ve watched … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Compilation-arrangements that gather selections from Broadway musicals are a long-time staple of “pops” concerts everywhere, and for good reason: when they are done well, there’s a certain kind of charm to these compilations in their own right. Robert Russell Bennett … Continue reading

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