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“We need magic and bliss, and power, myth, and celebration and religion in our lives, and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it.” ~Jerry Garcia
“I ain’t nothing but tired; man, I’m just tired and bored with myself.” ~Bruce Springsteen, Dancing in the Dark
When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies… Full lyrics HERE.
Sonnet 128 William Shakespeare How oft, when thou, my music, music play’st, Upon that blessed wood whose motion sounds With thy sweet fingers, when thou gently sway’st The wiry concord that mine ear confounds, Do I envy those jacks that nimble leap To kiss the tender inward of thy hand, Whilst my poor lips, which …
This has the feel of a Van Morrison song. It’s become a favorite. Full lyrics HERE.
The look on his face– a combination of triumph and relief when he knows he nailed it– is priceless.
I have the album, and always enjoyed the story and the song, but didn’t know there was a film of it.
I don’t play myself, but it was fascinating to hear him talk about it. He obviously loves the instrument.
Hobbit was a regional favorite at the end of the 70s, back in the days when radio stations were locally owned and disc jockeys could play what they wanted. As you can probably guess, most of their songs were Lord of the Rings themed. Their (derelict) website is HERE.