Tag Archive | Music

The Necessary (R)evolution Will Not Be Televised

  Capitalism is oppression. It’s oppression delivered through racism, patriarchy, intolerance of “others”, religious zealotry and other tools of dividing us – basically the spreading of hate, greed and fear. It’s neatly wrapped and sprinkled with the sugar (and spice and everything nice) of patriotism, socially acceptable responsibility (working “hard”) and more ignorance & greed, […]

Excuse Me While I Kiss The Sky

“Knowledge speaks, but Wisdom listens.” People love to argue over “the best” or “the greatest” or “the most famous” or any other “best” of something. In music it’s often “the greatest” at a particular instrument. Each genre of music has its own lists of “greats” in various categories. But, there is always a problem when […]

A Brain Without Heart Is Just An Out Of Tune Organ

I doubt many people will like this. Oh well… Despite the supreme effort of people who declare that we are the most ingenious form of life on Mother Earth, I see plant and animal life, even soil, water and rock, as more integral to life on the planet. And I see humans as parasitic. parasite […]

Lessons In Life #2

The wild beast of creativity should never be suppressed. If it is, wildness will burst out of the void, turned into mindless violence. This is one of the dark secrets held by the forces that rule us. To be completely tamed is to be completely dominated and that is unacceptable to a human being. Even […]

GARY MOORE: The Loner

An amazing song by an amazing musician. While Gary Moore played this song he was one with the universe.  

Richie Havens

Richie Havens was one of the most uniquely talented singer/guitarists to ever come along. He created a style of guitar playing that could provoke the imagination while bringing deep emotions to the surface. It could evoke sadness and longing, but it could also bring forth warmth, love and a peacefulness in a way that few […]

I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun

From 1971 by Rotary Connection, starring Minnie Riperton, one of the greatest songs EVER… Thanks to Funknroll   Sorry about the ad…