Tag Archives: rock

Music from My Movies

Father, I’m on Fire! Father, I’m on Fire, a burst of guileless musical joy, plays under the ending credits of my feature film Over-the-Rhine. Expressing the newborn faith of one of the film’s central characters, it’s exuberant lyrics and light … Continue reading

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Thursday Song

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(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the…

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This Day in Rock History

On this day in rock history: 1961 – Bob Dylan made his concert debut at Carnegie Hall. 58 people attended (mostly Bob’s personal friends). Bob’s take of the box office was $20 1965 – Paul McCartney’s “Scrambled Eggs” (also known … Continue reading

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Thursday Song

(Music Video below) Marc was a skinny Polish-American Jew. I was a Euro-American mutt who’d decided he was Irish after playing a leprechaun in the high school musical. Our first band was clunky. If the chords to the song went, … Continue reading

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The Fifth Beatle

It seems so silly now, but as a kid growing up in sunny SoCal I had a dogged loyalty to our locally grown Beach Boys that required me to “hate” The Beatles, those foreigners with goofy haircuts. I was also absurdly … Continue reading

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Build Your House on a Rock!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Connecting With God, Part 6 (To read Part 1, click here) These Connecting with God posts aren’t very sexy. But they may be the most important I’ll ever write. Because prayer, as un-sexy as it…

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Man, Those 80’s Boomboxes Were Big!

Plays very, very hard rock. (Note: Not Photoshopped. This is a real house in Fafe, Portugal!)

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