Tag Archives: Kate Bush

TOTAL ECLIPSE in PAINTED HILLS, OREGON

The Total Eclipse of August 21, 2017 As Seen from the Magnificent Painted Hills, Oregon With Eclipstastic Music! We left Redmond, Oregon, at 7:15am.  Madras, just north of Redmond, would be smack in the path of totality, but we decided … Continue reading

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SONGS to RING IN the NUCLEAR APOCALYPSE

Remember the good old days of daily nightmares of nuclear armageddon? They’re back!  Yippee!   So let’s replay some golden oldies of the atomic age! Stanley Kubrick’s Cold War satire “Dr. Strangelove or How I learned to Stop Worrying and … Continue reading

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WATER LILIES (Pics and Tunes)

Testing out the new camera at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden Lily #1 (for details on the “Lily” songs, check on the “tags” at the bottom of the post) Lily #2

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In Which I Complete the 30 DAY SONG CHALLENGE

Fun on Twitter.  Last month I took on the #30daysongchallenge. Here are the complete results, lightly annotated:   No kidding.  Kurt Weill’s haunting masterpiece. The subject of one of this blog’s most widely read pieces: Speak Low, Phoenix, Speak Low…   … Continue reading

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50 WAYS TO BE 50 – Guess Who Turns a Half Century Today (cough)?

  Might as well have some fun with it…. As my mother said, you can’t avoid turning 50 if you want to live… 4. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover – Paul Simon 9             … Continue reading

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SNOW SONGS for SNOW DAY (& a PI Song for PI Day)

It’s a Snow Day here in the Northeast.  New York City is basically shut down and everyone is staying inside.  What was projected to be a nasty blizzard for the city has been downgraded to an unpleasant mix of snow, … Continue reading

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MANHATTAN BRIDGE and Associates

A Grab Bag of Bridge Photos, Bridge Songs and Bridge Memories. Art Garfunkel lays himself down like a bridge: Bridge Memory #1 (Spies and Walls) Adele’s love ain’t water under the bridge:

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BRAZIL – THE WHOLE FEIJOADA

21 Brazil Articles! – 22 Covers of “Brazil”! – 19 Brazilian Music Tracks! – Countless Brazil Photos! When I started the Two-Fisted Touristing Brazil Series I did not anticipate that it would grow to 21 articles (including this final one) … Continue reading

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BRAZIL – Wildlife Encounters Driving into the Pantanal

Vast watery landscapes, birds birds birds, and really close encounters with the largest and cuddliest monster rodents you can imagine as well as the jacaré, Brazil’s alligators! Brazil (Sam Lowry’s First Dream) – Michael Kamen / Kate Bush Two weeks … Continue reading

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Impressions from ART NEW YORK (with “artsy” musical accompaniment)

Art New York was a huge showcase of artists at Manhattan’s Pier 55 this past weekend.  Here are some photographic impressions from my visit (with the artist name given above their artwork). And to add a little musical fun, I … Continue reading

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