Tag Archives: Music

Sonic Gems: Christmas Classics II

Another 50 mostly American Songbook style Christmas songs.  Let’s face it Christmas hits the heart when it’s crooned.  We hope you enjoy these!!

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Thought For the Day: Music Makes Us All A Little Immortal

“When I hear music, I fear no danger.  I am invulnerable.   I see no foe.  I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau This post dedicated to a blogger who made me … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Classic Christmas I

Oh, I know.. it’s way too early in the season right? Well, since I am practically a Christmas baby, it’s a magical and wonderful time of the year for me.  I know there are a thousand variations on the songs … Continue reading

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Transparent Metaphors

Transparent Metaphor by Michael Romani Metaphors are important That’s what she said I agreed, they are significant I kept that thought in my head No gold star child was I I could barely look her in the eye Still, there … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Songs of Thanksgiving

A little something to listen to in the spirit of the American tradition of Thanksgiving being celebrated on this sacred day.  Sacred to us, perhaps not so around the world.  But, then maybe it should be so.  Actually, every day, … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Songs of Thanksgiving

In place and stead of the usual Sonic Gems feature tonight, I offer you this playlist for the American Thanksgiving that I have entitled Gratitude:  Songs of Thanksgiving.  These are in a manner of speaking carols or songs to honor … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Orange

Sections of orange  dance in the light show As particles move from one color to the next Shades of all the colors found in a rainbow Phase through shades as each color connects A fantasy of shapes and transformations Mirrored … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Expect

It wasn’t something that one might expect Nor anything that I’d ever want to reject But to see a lady playing tuba to Buddha Was one of those moments that can really move ya I mean if you’re into music … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems – Roxy Music – Avalon

In 1971, Roxy Music was formed as an English Art Rock band by Bryan Ferry (vocalist/songwriter, Graham Simpson (bass), Phil Manzanera (guitarist), Andy Mackay (sax and oboe), Paul Thompson (percussion), Brian Eno (synth), Eddie Jobson (synth and violin) and John … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Queen – A Night At the Opera

A Night At the Opera is the fourth studio album by British rockers, Queen.  The album incorporates ballads, music hall, hard rock and progressive hard rock influences.  It probably best known for Bohemian Rhapsody.  But that’s a song that will be … Continue reading

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