Category Archives: Music

Blogs about musicians and their music.

2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,900 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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The meaning of the happy holidays


Why didn’t I say Christmas? Because it is a word made up to make it sound like it was named after somebody named Christ. I have been told that I should not say happy holidays since that means holy days. … Continue reading

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Update on Peter Capaldi who was in Local Hero


To all my fans who read and re-read the post about Local Hero, the movie – I have written in my original posting about Peter Capaldi who played Danny Olson, and mentioned his guesting on The Vicar of Dibley and … Continue reading

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Star Trek The Original Series


I have long been known as an original series Star Trek Trekker/Trekkie (either title is okay with me, but I don’t buy and wear costumes, nor do I attend Star Trek conventions these days). But as someone who was excited … Continue reading

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Life in General


Just lately, I’ve been doing a lot about thinking about life and the future, not that I have any special insight on the future, but several people who I either know personally, or know through my interaction with lots of … Continue reading

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George Donaldson


On Wednesday, the world lost a wonderful man. More important, Carolyn lost a beloved husband and Sarah a much loved father. It was wise, perhaps, that the news didn’t get out until today because it gave the family time to … Continue reading

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Grammy Salute to the Beatles


Yesterday, I finally watched the show which was aired on February 9, 2014, The Grammy Salute to the Beatles. I had taped it because the Olympics were on that night, and I always watch the Olympics. My first thrill was … Continue reading

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