Haiku: Spain

In Spain’s searing heat
rising dust obscures the plain
Don soliloquy

Copyright Francis 2022

David Bowie – Space Oddity — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture (Reblog)

David Bowie wrote this after seeing the 1968 Stanley Kubrick movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. Space Oddity is a play on the phrase “Space Odyssey.” Space Oddity was released in 1969. It peaked at #5 in the UK but only #124 in the Billboard Charts. The song was released as a single but also on […]

David Bowie – Space Oddity — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

GERRY MARSDEN OF GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS- DEAD AT 78 — slicethelife (Reblog)

Gerry Marsden of Gerry And The Pacemakers famed has died of a heart infection at the age of 78. Gerry and The Pacemakers were the second group that Brian Epstein signed- you may have heard of the first- a group called The Beatles. Their first hit “How Do You Do It” was a song that […]

GERRY MARSDEN OF GERRY AND THE PACEMAKERS- DEAD AT 78 — slicethelife

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #195: ” HELLO, GOODBYE”- THE BEATLES. DECEMBER 30, 1967 — slicethelife (Reblog)

Billboard #1 Hits: #195: ” Hello, Goodbye”- The Beatles. December 30, 1967. #1 for 3 weeks. Single: “Hello, Goodbye”- The Beatles Record Company- Capitol Genre: Pop Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney Time: 3:27 B-side: ” I Am The Walrus: Album- Magical Mystery Tour Grade: A- Peaked at #1 3 weeks in the Billboard […]

BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #195: ” HELLO, GOODBYE”- THE BEATLES. DECEMBER 30, 1967 — slicethelife

|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.15 “The Trouble with Tribbles” – (Original air date: Friday, December 29, 1967) — firewatersite (Reblog)

Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “The Trouble with Tribbles.” On this date in history, “Hello, Goodbye,” by the Beatles, is the #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is going to ride […]

|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.15 “The Trouble with Tribbles” – (Original air date: Friday, December 29, 1967) — firewatersite