“And her hair was bright as a sunrise, shining like a copper coin in a cowboy’s eyes.”
To dream of a goose is considered good luck in some cultures. Being called a goose can be a good-natured insult from a friend.
I love it when FolkDJs come up with themes for one of their programs. “Lessons Learned” was one this last week. I don’t think the lyrics to “Ashes and Smoke” pass the PG13 test, not for the language but for the content. Any song that begins with “If one look could do it you’d a given me a child. . .” will offend some and earn an amen sister from others.
When we called ”Alli Alli Home Free” as children, it meant we were safe. No one could touch us or make us be out of the game. This song is the story of a young couple who have stepped in it…
Ya think you are too old? Forget that. David Amram has been a significant treasure in jazz, folk, and orchestral music for-ev-er. And he’s not slowing down. I sent him my questions for a musician interview and he replied with this great letter. I share it with you with permission and glee. Letter from David […]
What is “woodshedding”? I’ve thought of woodshedding as the act of heading out for solitude and time to learn/practice your chops with a musical instrument or work on a novel. At the bottom of this post, I’ll include a link to a great article about the history of woodshedding by Matt Debenham. Seagulls float in […]