• Mini meme of a musical sort

    6 Jul 2008, 22:01 by Bardhlul

    First album - Ludwig van Beethoven - Symphony No. 7

    First gig - Roy Clark at the Oklahoma State Fair - surprisingly entertaining

    My guilty pleasure - Many! (check out my “guilty pleasures” tag if you don’t believe me)

    Song that makes me cry - As they say in Legalese, including but not limited to:
    Moments; Letter to Me; The Little Girl; Betcha By Golly Wow

    Song that I romance to - no song but if it were ... Adagio

    Song that best describes me - Heaven Only Knows

    Record that gave me my identity - Still Crazy After All These Years

    Album that got me through a lousy time - Greatest Hits

    My karaoke/hairbrush song - Anyway
  • In October

    31 Dec 2007, 06:02 by tadmaster

    A couple of years ago, someone I miss very much asked me to describe autumn in Arizona. I tried to do what he asked, and this is what came out. (All of my original musical references have been linked; with my apologies and appreciation to all of the artists.)

    Legal warning: all persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental.

    In October

    There was a band in the late 1980's who took their name from a US spy plane, and they put out a spare, black & white album with spare, black & white songs full of dust and spindly trees. The sky I'm looking at is a full color version of the album cover, minus the pale, blurred Irish faces. The only blurred face within miles is mine.

    I'm getting into a white Datsun hatchback with automatic transmission, which I'm not far from discovering it wasn't meant to have. I'm going off to school, and the music of that Irish band is pouring from my speakers. …