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John Lennon’s Been in my Head

Watching the Wheels For three mornings now, the lyrics of this song have been on constant replay. I suspect there’s a reason, but I’m not exactly sure what that reason is. Here are the lyrics in their entirety: People say … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer (in Galilean Aramaic)

(From a Facebook post by Israel Kelly, this day, three years ago. See here, too.) Abwûn “Oh Thou, from whom the breath of life comes, d’bwaschmâja who fills all realms of sound, light and vibration. Nethkâdasch schmach May Your light … Continue reading

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After Valentine’s Day:

Save all your kisses for me…

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Playing the Cards You’ve been Dealt

The Gambler This song has been running through my mind for three days now. What am I missing?

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A Perennial Favourite

White Christmas Guess what was on TV last night? Oh, darn, you guessed it! White Christmas is one of those movies that bears repeating, but, as I suggested to my wife, Susan, last night, I remember the original version better. … Continue reading

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Imagine if This Video was Real

  There’s a video circulating the virtual world at the moment which is quite surprising, at least to those who did not realize that images of world leaders could be manipulated to say anything someone wants them to. According to … Continue reading

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Retirement in the mid-60’s

Flowers on the Wall (1966) I keep hearin’ you’re concerned about my happiness But all that thought you’re givin’ me is conscience I guess If I was walkin’ in your shoes, I wouldn’t worry none While you ‘n’ your friends … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed, Something Grew

Bitter Sweet Symphony In the beginning, this was a Rolling Stones’ song:   Then their manager had an instrumental version recorded with his group, the Andrew Oldham Orchestra:   That’s the version that The Verve sampled for their new song … Continue reading

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The Singular Path in a Binary World

I Walk The Line In the first few moments of waking up today, I was bombarded with two different songs, each trying to express my thought for this day. Each of the songs was valid on its own, but none … Continue reading

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Song as Autobiography II

Piece by Piece (2016) Kelly Clarkson has been a prolific songwriter since her American Idol win in 2001. As we saw before, Because of You was written about her mother. But she also had a real issue with her father: … Continue reading

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