Category Archives: Music

Kirtan

Like most kirtans, this starts slow and ends fast.  If you’re the impatient type, you might want to jump ahead to the middle.

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Spread Peace

Full lyrics HERE.

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Friends

Ron McKernan died not long after this photo was taken, but of course neither of them could know, or even suspect, at the time. This old photo makes me a little melancholy.

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Thumpety-Thump-Thump

Two great voices that went great together. (Sadly, Leon Redbone was one of the artists we lost this year.  He passed away last summer of dementia at age 69.)

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Run Run

I had no idea Lemmy ever did a Christmas song.

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Surfin’ Bird

I’m pretty sure I sat next to this guy in the third grade.  😉 That’s not the group, by the way, that’s a comedian mugging to the lyrics.  I have no idea who he is, but somehow the dance moves at the end seem British. The full lyrics are available HERE, in case there is …

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Triggers

“Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experiences.”  ~Brian Eno

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I saw your face, and heard you call my name…

I think Tim really nailed the vocals on this one.  It’s a song that only makes sense when sung by a man or woman Of A Certain Age. Full lyrics HERE.

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Makin’ Love

Pretty suggestive for 1959!

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Phil Lesh and Bob Weir

I love seeing old friends enjoying each other’s company.

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Starting Over

A good song is improved when the background layers are stripped away. Full lyrics HERE.

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I tried to cram her back in my mouth…

The singer refers to herself in the third person, as “Seether,” when she loses control of her temper.  Once you know that, the lyrics fall into place. I can’t really explain my current fascination with 90s alt-rock.  Those weren’t the happiest days of my life.  Nevertheless, here we are. Full lyrics HERE.

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