Category Archives: Music

For Karen Carpenter ( 1950-1983 )

Long ago and oh so far away , your words spoke to me though they’re silent now ; yesterdays you brought them all back again with words that fell like raindrops onto desert sands ; Then the showers came the … Continue reading

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leper messiah

  He’s gone away & won’t be back , all his future words will remain unwritten , all future songs unsung , all future art unpainted & undrawn ; All the Young Dudes too are faded & gone , & … Continue reading

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Another Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Time Lost

Did you ever wake up in the middle of the night , wandering where the life went you should’ve led ? And did you ever wonder in the middle of the day , what happened to all those books you … Continue reading

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Jacques Brel : Parody

It is raining here in Brussels even amid cobbled streets emptied of their customary hostility it is raining , raining always in my Brussels a town where my dreams were stolen from me by events too sad to recall on … Continue reading

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Early ’70’s Neil Young Song : Lost Time

Time turned into a blizzard and blew away all that we could remember ; all those times that we’d forgotten to say the ” I’m sorries ” the ” I love you’s “, All just got piled up on the … Continue reading

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A 1990’s REM Song

Second Letter. I never saw what you heard and I never heard what you saw , back there back then that time outside Wichita ; And may be I don’t need to cos all I know or ever knew was … Continue reading

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1970’s Rock Song

Stood at the mouth of the Volcano staring down from on high , right into the heart of the inferno can’t you see mankind’s troubles can’t you hear our cry ? There in the flames millions of faces choking with … Continue reading

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