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Snogging, The Beatles, and Me

My Real Memoir I was in love. Not with a girl, but with music. And yet, somehow the two seemed inextricably linked. Music in the 1960s was an explosion of styles: Pop, Soul, R&B were constantly merging and borrowing from … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Resolution…

Originally posted on The Twisting Tail:
For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. T.S. Eliot Last year’s voiceHoarseSpeaks in gibberishIt may be crazyIt may have seen too muchOr nothing at all…

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Hitting the Creative Bullseye

Source: The Van Gogh Gallery Thought for the Week When you’re “a creative,” i.e. a person who creates original works of any type, you struggle continually to make something meaningful. Your art form—writing, music, photography, whatever—probably has some kind of … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Better All the Time

Photo by Isabella and Zsa Fischer (unsplash.com) Thought for the Week “I’ve got to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time. (Echo: It can’t get no worse.)” ~Getting Better Although the lyrics to the classic Beatles’ song … Continue reading

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A Hero Comes Home

My first musical hero died this week. In fact, given the role music has played in my life, it would be accurate to call him one of my first heroes, period. Gerry Marsden of Gerry and the Pacemakers, along with … Continue reading

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