Category Archives: Music

Imagine

A light went out in the world today. At least, I think so. It occurred to me this morning that it was 25 years ago today that John Lennon was murdered. I can’t say anything about him that hasn’t already … Continue reading

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The Worst Holiday Songs Ever

Tgirsch over at Lean Left has posted his personal list of the worst christmas Xmas songs ever. Normally, I’d stay away from the subject, because most of the songs don’t bother me, and because I think the idea of a … Continue reading

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Friday Random Ten – the “Servin’ it up from the New Host” Edition

It’s still fun to do these every once in a while. Wanna play? Start your MP3 Player. Put your whole collection on random play. List/post the first ten songs played. Ready? Go. Skin – Madonna – Ray of Light Don’t … Continue reading

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Honesty & the Long Way Home

Something Rachel said in a comment on the last post about Lucas Dawson reminded me of something I’d indeed to post about. I was all set to criticize Kanye West’s recent statements about grappling with his fear of gay people, … Continue reading

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Write Your Own Caption #17

Here’s your chance to write ad copy for those with bad cases of Mac lust. Via MetaFilter. Technorati Tags: humor, ipod, mac, sexuality, technology

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Random Ten – the “Day Late, Dollar Short” Edition

Meant to do this yesterday but forgot. I still like to do these every once in a while. If you wanna play along just: Fire up your MP3 player Put your entire collection on random play List the first 10 … Continue reading

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Muted Horn

I woke up this morning to find that one of my favorite jazz artists, Shirley Horn, passed away. Shirley Horn, a smoky-voiced jazz balladeer and pianist who was resigned to being a musical fixture in her native Washington before emerging … Continue reading

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What Would You Do for an iPod?

For some young D.C. residents, the list knows no bounds. I read this a few minutes ago, and just had to post it. After the iBook riot, this is just further evidence of how far some people will go for … Continue reading

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A Friday Random Ten

It’s Friday, and I’m in the mood .Please feel free to join in the fun. For those who need instructions: Start up your MP3 player. Put the whole collection on random play. List the first ten. Here’s my ten: “Why … Continue reading

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Where the News is Always Good

I came across this in the Washington Post now there’s a place where even president Bush (who doesn’t read the news) can go to get the kind of news he wants: HappyNews.com. Here’s what the Post had to say about … Continue reading

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The Katrina Collection

I’ve been coming across these links for days, and finally collected enough to post them. Whatever the political fallout from Katrina may be, it’s definitely the first hurricane with it’s own video (Quicktime, Windows Media). With a line of George … Continue reading

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Friday Random Ten: The “I Love the 70s” Edition

(Note: Lauren is the keeper of this meme now, but I  jump in once in a while.)I have a confession to make. The third largest playlist on my iTunes/iPod is the 70s playlist, currently at just over 200 songs. The … Continue reading

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Calling All Angels

I’ve written before about Jane Siberry being one of my favorite artists from my college days, and that "Calling All Angels" is one of my favorites among her songs. Well, she’s now offering the song as a free download on … Continue reading

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Friday Random Ten: The “Because I Feel Like It” Edition

It’s been a while since I jumped in on this meme. Here’s 10, courtesy of the iTunes Party Shuffle, from the whole 3,071 song collection. Don’t Smoke in Bed – k.d. lang – Drag Lover’s Rock – Sade – Lover’s … Continue reading

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Another Music Meme

I picked this one up from Katharine, and it looked like fun, so I thought I’d try it. Here are the instructions per Katharine, as she got them from arafel. Go to musicoutfitters.com and do a search for the top … Continue reading

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