Mozart the Romanticist — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Mozart’s genius consisted in absorbing, building upon, and transcending the musical influences of his day. The emotional complexity of his music raises it above the gracious, charming, but often superficial and forgettable aesthetics of the rococo era in which he was raised. 1,603 more wordsMozart the Romanticist — The Imaginative Conservative *More on Mozart!

Desperado — Uncontrolled Historian (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/onwrf_RLieI?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent I’ve been hearing this song in my head for days. The F1RST man I truly fell for was an Eagles fanatic. He was also a liar, a thief, a chancer and an unfaithful soon to be married bastard. A fact that I found out when his bride to be turned up and announced herself … Continue reading Desperado — Uncontrolled Historian (Reblog)

The Music of Christendom — The Imaginative Conservative (Reblog)

Susan Treacy’s “The Music of Christendom” serves as a useful introduction to whet one’s appetite, but it could have been considerably more fleshed out. Ultimately this book is a primer, something to spark interest in the rich world of classical music in a primarily religious audience. 1,268 more wordsThe Music of Christendom — The Imaginative Conservative

My Sweet Lord – George Harrison — Dawn Pisturino’s Blog (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/SP9wms6oEMo?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent (George Harrison. Photo from Grammy.com.) George Harrison, guitarist and songwriter for The Beatles, died of cancer in Beverly Hills, California on November 29, 2001. He was only 58 years old. (George Harrison sings “My Sweet Lord.”) Tribute to George Harrison: Billy Preston sings “My Sweet Lord” with Eric Clapton, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, George’s … Continue reading My Sweet Lord – George Harrison — Dawn Pisturino’s Blog (Reblog)

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #643: ‘MONY MONY’- BILLY IDOL – NOVEMBER 21, 1987 — slicethelife (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/sYYAv-QW38Q?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Billboard #1 Hits: #643: ‘Mony Mony’- Billy Idol. November 21, 1987. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. Single: ‘Mony Mony’- Billy Idol Record Company- Chrysalis/ EMI Genre: Rock Written by Tommy James, Bo Gentry, Ritchie Cordell and Bobby Bloom Time: 5:01 B-side: ‘Baby Talk’ Album-Don’t Stop Grade: B- Peaked at #1 1 … Continue reading BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #643: ‘MONY MONY’- BILLY IDOL – NOVEMBER 21, 1987 — slicethelife (Reblog)

‘Lost In A Lost World’ — Read the lyrics

https://youtu.be/GsUbmHeXZsc This is the opening track on The Moody Blues 1972 album, Seventh Sojourn. The song title, 'Lost in a Lost World' speaks for itself. If anything, the lyrics are more appropriate now than they were 49 years ago -- they are quite profound and prophetic, a very sad testimony to where we are now, … Continue reading ‘Lost In A Lost World’ — Read the lyrics

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #415: ” BLINDED BY THE LIGHT”- MANFRED MANN’S EARTH BAND – FEBRUARY 19, 1977 — slicethelife (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Rpq35wyDi7I?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Billboard #1 Hits: #415: ” Blinded By The Light”- Manfred Mann’s Earth Band – February 19, 1977. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. Single: “Blinded By The Light”- Manfred Mann’s Earth Band Record Company- Bronze Records Genre: Rock Written by Bruce Springsteen Time: 3:48 B-side:”Starbird No.2″ Album- The Roaring Silence Grade: A … Continue reading BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #415: ” BLINDED BY THE LIGHT”- MANFRED MANN’S EARTH BAND – FEBRUARY 19, 1977 — slicethelife (Reblog)

Allman Brothers – In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/7rQWh62VUHE?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent This song and Jessica are their two most well known instrumentals. The Allman Brothers…much like the Grateful Dead could deliver live. They constantly toured early in their careers and played free concerts in parks all over to grow their audience. They released one of the best live albums of all time with At Fillmore … Continue reading Allman Brothers – In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture (Reblog)

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #458: “DO YA THINK I’M SEXY?”- ROD STEWART — slicethelife (Reblog)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Hphwfq1wLJs?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Billboard #1 Hits: #458: “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy”- Rod Stewart. February 10, 1979. #1 for 4 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100. Single: “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy”- Rod Stewart Record Company- Warner Brothers Genre: Disco Written by Rod Stewart, Carmine Appice, Dwayne Hitchings Time: 5:31 B-side:” Scarred And Scared” Album- Blondes Have … Continue reading BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #458: “DO YA THINK I’M SEXY?”- ROD STEWART — slicethelife (Reblog)

BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #26: ” ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE”- BREWER & SHIPLEY — slicethelife

https://www.youtube.com/embed/1dGK51GsQqc?version=3&rel=1&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&fs=1&hl=en&autohide=2&wmode=transparent Billboard Top 40 Hits 1971: #26: “One Toke Over The Line”- Brewer & Shipley. February 13, 1971. Single: “One Toke Over The Line”- Brewer & Shipley Record Company- Kama Sutra Records Genre: Folk Rock Written by Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley Time: 3:16 B-side:”Oh Mommy” Album- Tarkio Grade- C+ Peaked at #10 Brewer & … Continue reading BILLBOARD TOP 40 HITS 1971: #26: ” ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE”- BREWER & SHIPLEY — slicethelife