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The real meaninglessness of post 50s pop

Ahh you’ve gone to the finest schools, alright Miss Lonely
But you know you only used to get juiced in it
Nobody’s ever taught you how to live out on the street
And now you’re gonna have to get used to it
You say you never compromise
With the mystery tramp, but now you realize
He’s not selling any alibis

In the early days, I, like everyone about me, was into Dylan, the Stones, the Beatles, the Who and so on. Van Morrison. Cream.

As we know, they were more innocent days, untainted by Laurel Canyon sleaze, occult and other truly nasty things. In our eyes at least.…

The Fifth Element

The blurb says:

Her name is Victoria Hovhannisyan and her performance is a song from the movie The Fifth Element called ‘Il dolce suono’, an incredibly hard song to perform. As you will see, the range in pitch is incredible.

This 13-year-old girl somehow pulls it off with perfection! It’s a real joy to listen to this version of this song, performed in such a unique way. She turns this piece into an upbeat opera where you feel like dancing. Matter of fact, one of judges is dancing in her seat! Really great performance.

Haiku says:…

Deep South

Most people would not be remotely interested in what makes me tick but if a song and a backing vid come along which sum it up, then why let it slip by?

Tomorrow morning is my one and only post for the day [until evening]. It goes on and on and on and it offends. It took me four hours to prepare and write it. If it’s a summary of all I’ve ever blogged about, in one post, if it’s outwards-looking about the world and therefore accessible to readers, then readers might be quite disappointed.

Ho hum.

It took me an 1800 page novel to reach the same point in words, this song takes 8 minutes and 28 seconds to do the same job. Hey, I’m trying to explain myself here, OK? :roll:

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