Gayaneh’s Adagio

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Like a moth to a lamp. Middle of conversation, I heard a familiar tune and went into the other person’s living room to see on the television a music channel and the words Gayaneh’s Adagio. A bit of dissonance between what I was seeing on the screen and my knowing I was acquainted with the piece through a favored movie. …

Wandering Youtube

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Elle Greenwich is dead. She wrote some amazing songs. Tina Turner. What a voice. Can’t pass this one up. I didn’t realize until now that Marc Bolan played on Nutbush City Limits. Ike and Tina and the T Rex hit. Marc Bolan was the session player on this as well as Sexy Ida Part II and Nutbush City Limits.

“We cannot have a fair prosperity in isolation…”

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“[W]e cannot have a fair prosperity in isolation from a fair society…. We must not surrender to the relentless medical inflation that can bankrupt almost anyone…Let us insist on real controls over what doctors and hospitals can charge, and let us resolve that the state of a family’s health shall never depend on the… size of a family’s wealth.” 1980 …

As if his voice isn’t distinctive enough

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Bob Dylan was taken into custody on suspicion of not being really Bob Dylan (he doesn’t look like he did years ago) but instead some old guy just saying he’s Bob Dylan, looking at a house for sale. He requested to be driven over to the hotel/tour buses, an id was made by his manager and he was released. Link

Les Paul

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Les Paul has died. 94 is a nice long life…I’m still sorry to see him go. Story at Huffington Post Note the Chihuahua in the background trying to sleep on the lounge chair. Out of a documentary. And this is funny. And fun. Les Paul’s death and looking at the old Les Paul and Mary show and seeing the old …

Get Happy

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The whole performance is grand but 1:16-1:32 picks you up and flings you into a whole other stratosphere. Amazing what she could pack into 16 seconds. 16 seconds! Doesn’t hurt that the set design is out of this world and all is framed by very nice camera work that takes a deceptive back seat. I’ve watched it a number …of …

Don Conoscenti Benefit

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Attended the benefit for Don Conoscenti last night. A wonderful array of talent. One of the nicer things about the evening was the intimacy of the experience and the spirit in which all appeared to approach the stage, so that as I sat in the balcony I felt I was hearing in each performer what had originally inspired them to …

Le Mepris

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Purchased the music of Georges Delerue for Godard’s “Le Mepris”. 2 CDs were left at Amazon but I opted for downloading through iTunes. One of my favorite movies by Godard. Was reminded of it when watching a Danish film and recognized the music used was Delerue’s.