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Something Borrowed, Something True

I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing This one started out as a Coca Cola advert in 1971.   The advert proved so popular that the lyrics were adapted to a song which the New Seekers then recorded.   … Continue reading

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80’s, 90’s and 00’s Workout Videos

Maniac (1983) This song was intended as a horror picture soundtrack entry. But it got ‘accidentally’ sent to the music director of the film Flashdance instead. After the lyrics were rewritten, a classic workout video was born. (Jennifer Beals didn’t … 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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Some of the Rest of Canadian Greats

Made in Canada I am partial to music and videos from Canada. Even when I lived in the UK for 22 years, I followed Canadian artists where I could. The following is not an exhaustive listing of my favourites, nor … Continue reading

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Black Squirrel Antics (Time for Bed?)

 

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A (Not So) New Angle on Christmas

A Spaceman Came Travelling During our dinner discussion last night, one of our guests brought up the surprise he had when listening to David Bowie’s Starman and really hearing the lyrics for the first time. This brought up the subject … Continue reading

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Funny, That: Mike Myers

Wayne’s World Before Mike Myers hide behind (and inside) some great inventions, like Shrek, Austin Powers, The Love Guru, and others, he was just a guy, sitting in his mother’s basement with his best friend: Wayne Campbell. Now he’s added … Continue reading

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