Hey, All! On this nearly/already Friday, I've found a theme song for social distancing/self isolation: Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band with "Old-Time Rock and Roll" (1978). Hopefully, it will inspire you to seek out some of your own forgotten favorites: Happy Listening! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoaAb5MnKtY
Hey, All! Cyber-connecting more than usual reminds me of how much I appreciate the variety and literate expressiveness of the Unleashed! In celebration, I give you "Word Crimes" (a parody of Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines") released by "Weird" Al Yankovic in 2014...Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Gv0H-vPoDc None of this applies to His Gracious Unleashedness, 'Ettes, 'Sieurs, et al., … Continue reading SotD: 040220 – “Word Crimes” – ‘Weird’ Al Yankovic (2014)
Hey, All! On this nearly/already Wednesday, here's a friendly reminder that in some cultures, April 1st is April Fool's Day - a day for lighthearted pranks and misdirection. My unofficial theme song for the day is "Everybody Plays the Fool" by The Main Ingredient [an NYC-based trio], who recorded it in 1972. Situational awareness is … Continue reading SotD: 040120 – “Everybody Plays the Fool” – The Main Ingredient (1972)
Hey, All! On this Monday-into/already Tuesday, here's a little ditty that's just right for humming, whistling, or singing along with, by Manfred Mann & His Electrical Band, from 1964: Hope you'll like it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43vOAw2sAFU "Snappin' her fingers and shufflin' her feet, singin'...."
Hey, All! On this nearly/already Monday, here's some vintage motivation from 1967: "Making Every Minute Count" by the somewhat confusingly-named Spanky and Our Gang. Enjoy, Everyone! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYaHElK5bN8 Hey, Liz...Does it get a 'thumbs-up'?
Greetings, ST, 'Ettes, 'Sieurs, and All! Thanks for checking out the third entry in our "Lewis for Lent (and Leisure)" series, focusing on the work of C. S. "Jack" Lewis . This time, we'll start looking at Mere Christianity, published in 1952. Actually, the book is a collection of radio talks broadcast by the British … Continue reading Lewis for Lent and Leisure III-a and b: "Mere Christianity" (1952) [Part 1]
Hello, All! Chaps here, (on what's still Sunday in these parts) to offer my favorite version of a favorite hymn: "Be Thou My Vision", arranged and performed by the U. S. Marine Band ("The President's Own") on tour, in 2016. May peace be in/with/between/among us all! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3VLWqAmrwk