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South America’s Version of Roswell

Varginha, Brazil UFO Incident (January 20, 1996) I would never have known about this event if I hadn’t been prompted to view a YouTube video preview of a documentary that will be coming out in October. And if you want … Continue reading

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Today in 1975, a Great Lakes Freighter Sank in Lake Superior

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald The disaster is one of the best-known in the history of Great Lakes shipping. Gordon Lightfoot made it the subject of his 1976 hit song “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald“ after reading an article, “The … Continue reading

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Canada’s “New” National Anthem

We’re All in This Together (2013) As this is one of my favourite refrains, I was surprised to find that there exists a song with these words in its title. Now, because of the pandemic lockdown, it has come into … Continue reading

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The 10 Stages of COVID-19 Quarantine

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When Barbra Met Barry

Guilty It was a matchup made in Heaven. These two giants of the music world made a hit album together. It was the staged Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper “Shallow” moment of the 80’s. See for yourself: And if I had reversed … Continue reading

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The Sacred Power of Three

Trinity, Again I was watching a video of Don McLean’s “American Pie” and listened to the words: “And the three men I admire most The Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost They caught the last train for the coast The … Continue reading

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The Day the Humour Died

Freddie Starr (1943-2019) This great comic was found dead today in his apartment in Spain. The world of comedy will never see his like again.

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Does Anybody Hear?

If a Tree Falls When this song came out, my second wife was the local president of Friends of the Earth (FoE) in Torquay, so it had a more ecological edge for our family. Of course, that’s exactly what Bruce … Continue reading

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Something to Pass the Time of Day

Time Passages Al Stewart followed up his smash hit Year of the Cat with this time traveling song. Here are the lyrics: It was late in December, the sky turned to snow All round the day was going down slow … Continue reading

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An Open Book Inspires a Name of a Song

Year of the Cat Al Stewart tells the story about how Year of the Cat came to be named.   So, Vietnamese Astrology, eh? Here are the lyrics. On a morning from a Bogart movie In a country where they … Continue reading

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