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“If I Die, I Die: I’m Not Going to be Controlled.”

Meat Loaf (September 27, 1947 – January 20, 2022) Whether or not he died from COVID-19 complications is to underestimate the effect this ‘bat out of hell’ had on the world while he lived. Meat Loaf was one of a … Continue reading

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Reincarnation: And Now Back to the Show…

Adele and Judy Garland I knew I should have slept on it, overnight. There was always something about Adele’s makeup that reminded me of Judy Garland, but I couldn’t put my finger on it: the heavy eyeliner and red lipstick. … Continue reading

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If Adele was a Reincarnation of Someone Famous…

Rita Hayworth (October 17, 1918 – May 14, 1987) This is a total speculative post: this morning, I was trying to imagine who Adele might have been in a past life and I got a list of candidates. Peggy Lee, … Continue reading

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Thinking about the Day the Music Died

Plane Accident (February 3, 1959) I guess this is the natural progression of thought from yesterday’s post. I wasn’t sure how I was going to approach the subject, but then I decided to focus on the accident chart. This is … Continue reading

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The True Story of “Me & Bobby McGee”

Kris Kristofferson (June 22, 1936) and Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943) I was thinking about Kris Kristofferson yesterday, wondering if I remembered how to spell his name. Then I thought about Janis Joplin’s version of his song. This post is … Continue reading

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Music as a Shortcut to Our Souls

The Sun on Season Four of “The Masked Singer” There’s one week to go before the last three contestants are unmasked and the winner is announced. To be sure, it’s a very strange and almost demonic, program, but it has … Continue reading

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Well, Hello, Dolly!

Dolly Parton: Here I Am (2019) To celebrate Dolly’s 50th anniversary of her association with the Grand Ole Opry, the BBC produced this documentary. (And for those who wondered why Kylie Minogue was featured, she is very popular in the … Continue reading

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The Reverse “Launch”

Songland There’s a ‘new’ reality TV show in town. It promises to match songwriters with recording stars, with an instant ‘launch’ on iTunes after the show airs. Now where have I heard that one before? Last night’s premiere had John … Continue reading

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