Category Archives: Music

Hungarian Dance #5, Johannes Brahms.

Cleaning my inbox. This link was provided by gayle, many many moons ago.  Her comment: For some reason, I can picture Smokey building one of these in the garage.  I know he likes music…

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For all you Freddie Mercury fans (I know you are out there).

HT to soxanne for the link.

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This song is downright scary nowadays.

This oldie came on in my iTunes recently, and I was chilled to listen to the lyrics. Back in 1965 we thought nothing of it, but today is a different story. Wikipedia says that John regretted the song later and wished … Continue reading

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I promised you Sir Paul.

What a great night that was. And no, I did not take that video; Smokey found it on YouTube. Remember, we were in the nosebleed seats, second row from the top in the upper tier, and the video was taken … Continue reading

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Breaking radio silence.

I had to put this out there. Elder Son called earlier this week to invite to Sioux Falls because he had bought tickets and was taking us to see  SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY! That is all.

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Labyrinth.

Labyrinth was Elder Son’s favorite movie when he was about two (we had the video). ES would stand in the front of the TV and attempt to mimic Bowie’s moves during the Dance, Magic Dance scene (above). He would put on my tall … Continue reading

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Email from the old folks’ home.

From Smokey: Lately I've gained a new appreciation for a '70s band called the Doobie Brothers, so I was delighted to read that they were coming to Minnesota for 4-day rock festival called Moondance Jam, near Park Rapids.  I went to … Continue reading

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Ten on Tuesday, the shuffle edition.

This week Carole wants us to set our music player to "shuffle all" and tell you what comes up. Sounds like fun!* Ten On Tuesday: Shuffled From iTunes. A Hard Day's Night / The Beatles, A Hard Day's Night. Little … Continue reading

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Sunday mornin’ comin’ down.

Disclaimer: I am not hungover and have not suffered one of those in years and years. But the title of this post popped into my head, and how could I NOT have Johnny singing the original? Onward. When I started … Continue reading

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It was 20 40 years ago today!

(Listen to it twice. PRESTO! 40 years.)   So we celebrated. I got out our wedding album, and we and Younger Son looked at the pictures of the day. Then we listened to Billy Idol singing White Wedding while we ate our … Continue reading

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