Tag Archives: music

Cult

“I want to make it clear we are not a cult. Jerry Garcia was not the messiah. We weren’t gods. We were there every night for the same reason the Deadheads were. We wanted the music to take us to a place of transcendence and elegance. We wanted to reach that group consciousness so we …

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Ain’t it just like the night to play tricks when you’re tryin’ to be so quiet?

Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.

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Phil

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This’ll cheer you up:

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Once In A While

Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right… Full lyrics at The Annotated Grateful Dead.

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Life is a Rock

This song is stuck in my head. I suppose it could be considered a precursor to rap, but I don’t know that it was really influential; just fun.  I like the way it opens with a deep breath.  😀

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Remove the dark from in me

I need someone to show me Illumine my consciousness Remove the dark from in me And give me that which I have lost… The melody is so bouncy and playful that the richness of the lyrics sneaks up on you.  It’s one of my favorites of his. Full lyrics HERE.

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It is not he or she or them or it that you belong to…

It really reads better as a poem than as a song.  Full lyrics HERE.

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Yakety Sax

I feel like I should be chasing someone around.

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Keep On Truckin’

For anyone having a bad day: Full lyrics HERE.

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Billion Year Old Carbon

  Full lyrics HERE. This version, just James Taylor and his guitar, is the most beautiful I’ve ever heard.

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And his drum incessantly plays

  Which, according to YouTuber saurabh dhuri, translates to: गलेऽवलम्ब्य लम्बितां भुजङ्गतुङ्गमालिकाम् । डमड्डमड्डमड्डमन्निनादवड्डमर्वयं चकार चण्डताण्डवं तनोतु नः शिवः शिवम् ॥१॥ Jatatavigalajjala pravahapavitasthale Galeavalambya lambitam bhujangatungamalikam Damad damad damaddama ninadavadamarvayam Chakara chandtandavam tanotu nah shivah shivam .. 1 Meaning: From the forest of his matted lock, water flows and wets his neck, On which hangs …

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