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#SLS — “Stop Stop Stop,” by The Hollies

Jim Adams is the directing host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have the termination prompts of End/Finish/Over/Stop... Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme or not. If it does not fit, then please explain why you chose this song.… Continue reading #SLS — “Stop Stop Stop,” by The Hollies

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Light of Day #5 — Interview/Music Elvis Costello and Sting

Another one of those randomly happened across things that brought joy to me.  The whole video is more than 30 minutes, but even watching the first 10 minutes will do it.  Now that I know this series exists, I need to try to get both seasons.  Cmon library, please open (when the time is right,… Continue reading Light of Day #5 — Interview/Music Elvis Costello and Sting

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Light of Day #4 — “Gaudete,” by Steeleye Span

I heard this song today at Keith's blog, Keiths Ramblings and it lit my day right up.  It's a scalp tingler for me, which means it's accessing multiple synaptic channels simultaneously. per wikipedia: Steeleye Span are an English folk rock band formed in 1969. Still active today, they are, along with Fairport Convention, amongst the… Continue reading Light of Day #4 — “Gaudete,” by Steeleye Span

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Novelty Song Friday #10 — “Upminster Kid,” by Kilburn and the High Roads

Per wikipedia: Ian Robins Dury (12 May 1942 – 27 March 2000) was an English singer-songwriter and actor who rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and new wave era of rock music. He died from colorectal cancer. Kilburn and the High Roads were a British pub rock band formed by Ian Dury… Continue reading Novelty Song Friday #10 — “Upminster Kid,” by Kilburn and the High Roads

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Light of Day #3 — “Take Me,” by George Jones

Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges; April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) was an American musician and songwriter who was involved with numerous bestselling pop music records during his 60-year career. His genres included pop, country, rock, folk, gospel, bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk rock, blues rock, surf, standards, and Tulsa Sound. His collaborations… Continue reading Light of Day #3 — “Take Me,” by George Jones

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Tick Tock Tuesday #32 — “Stranger on the Shore,” by Mr. Acker Bilk

Mr. Bump, your song selection with the clarinet made me think of a song I remember fondly as a child that was written for clarinet. My aural memory must be good because I was only a toddler when it came out! from wikipedia: "Stranger on the Shore" is a piece for clarinet written by Acker… Continue reading Tick Tock Tuesday #32 — “Stranger on the Shore,” by Mr. Acker Bilk

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dVerse — quadrille — Unfixed

Unfixed show me how to live! the day I tried... fell on black days [a]live to rise my wave hunted down outshined head down burden in my hand heaven's dead black rain rusty cage the last remaining light nothing left to say but goodbye goodbye     Today is the three-year deathversary of Chris Cornell,… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Unfixed

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#SLS — “One More Cup of Coffee,” by Bob Dylan

Jim Adams is the accountable host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week we have the somewhat different prompt of finding a song that includes a number and hopefully this will work out for us. Here are the “rules”: • Post the lyrics to the song of your choice, whether it fits the theme… Continue reading #SLS — “One More Cup of Coffee,” by Bob Dylan

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#MM Music Challenge — Mr. Fantasy ripples…

Jim Adams is the dependable host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on “Dear Mr. Fantasy,” by Traffic, written by Jim Capaldi, Steve Winwood, and Chris Wood, and use it for a short story, a piece of flash fiction, or a poem that you can share with the… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Mr. Fantasy ripples…