“Always recognize the dreamlike qualities of life and reduce attachment and aversion. Practice good-heartedness toward all beings. Be loving and compassionate, no matter what others do to you. What they will do will not matter so much when you see it as a dream. The trick is to have positive intention during the dream. This is the essential point. This is true spirituality.” ~Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche (source)
“It’s all a dream we dreamed, one afternoon long ago…” ~Robert Hunter
Several years ago someone posted a link to Bob Dylan’s cover of “Some Enchanted Evening.” It was wonderful, and I bought the album it was taken from, Shadows in the Night.
It’s not a song I would have considered if not for the link. I think of Dylan as more of a songwriter than singer and interpreter, and this seemed a little out of his zone. It was a very pleasant surprise, and it’s become one of my favorite albums.
I wanted to link to the song myself, so that my half-dozen followers could hear it. Hopefully they would be have been as taken with it as I was. They might have even liked the song well enough to buy the album, as I did.
But, unfortunately, the song is no longer available on YouTube, unless you have purchased a premium account. I can’t share the song, and without hearing it you’re unlikely to buy it.
Nice job, Google.
I like this REM cover of the 1971 hit by Tommy James. It’s fairly true to the original, but also clearly an REM song.
Full lyrics HERE.
Three songs about sunglasses:
- “Cheap Sunglasses” by ZZ Top (YouTube)(Lyrics)
- “Sunglasses at Night” by Corey Hart (YouTube)(Lyrics)
- “The Future’s So Bright (I’ve Gotta Wear Shades)” by Timbuk 3 (YouTube)(Lyrics)
When I was a boy, I wanted to be a Pip when I grew up. The suits, the style, the moves, the silky-smooth vocals; they enchanted me.