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Bagism

  Which led to this: And for the younger members in the audience: Bagism was created by John Lennon and Yoko Ono as part of their extensive peace campaign in the late 1960s. The intent of bagism was to satirize prejudice and stereotyping. Bagism involved wearing a bag over one’s entire body. According to John …

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Midnight

Oh Midnight was the champion He is the only bronc I couldn’t ride But now I hear old Midnights blind And rides little children for a dime It’s silly me for me to feel sad for a fictional horse from a song that’s nearly fifty years old.   I’m ridiculous. Full lyrics HERE.

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Domino

  By French artist Arman (1928-2005)Pexiglass and resin with dominos And that, of course reminded me of this: Fun fact:  linguists have been hard at work since 1970 trying to decipher what the hell he’s saying, so far without result.

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Bang A Gong

  And that, of course, reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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I Will

 Mona discovered this beautiful cover version of an early Beatles song, and shared it with me.  Now I’m sharing it with you: Full lyrics HERE.

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Will You Love Me Tomorrow?

 When Robin Gibb starts to sing, it’s so beautiful it just brings tears to your eyes: Full lyrics HERE.

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Moose

I thought the plural of “moose” would be “mooses” or possibly “meece,” but it isn’t; it’s just “moose.” (source) Huh. And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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I can see them laugh at me

 This is a really nice cover version: Full lyrics HERE.

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I Had An Amplifier, Too

  I just really like the verse: From across the canyon a guitar plays Through an amplifier on long delay It was an old melody, I recognized the song I had an amplifier, too, so I played along… It sounds very friendly.  Full lyrics HERE.

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The Future

The Second Coming by W.B. Yeats Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are …

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1966

“The trouble with government as it is is that it doesn’t represent the people, it controls them.  All they seem to want to do– the people who run this country– is keep themselves in power and stop us knowing what’s going on…  I’m not saying politicians are all terrible men.  It’s just the system of …

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Saved

There have been a lot of songs written on the theme “saved by rock and roll.”  Someday I’ll make a list. But not today. Full lyrics HERE.

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Alright

Full lyrics HERE.

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Backup Band

 There have been at least four albums where Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were essentially the backup band for somebody else: The Missing Years by John Prine Unchained by Johnny Cash American III:  Solitary Man by Johnny Cash Mystery Girl by Roy Orbison They also backed up Joe Cocker on a Rick Rubin produced album, …

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Thunder

  And that, of course, reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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I’m Just

The song is just okay, but I love the fifteen-second drum solo at the beginning. Full lyrics HERE.

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What’s So Funny?

I don’t think getting a laugh is a good enough reason to be unkind. Comedian Tim Hawkins has done a bit for years where he mocks vegans.  He perpetuates the stereotype that we’re all weak and dizzy, and makes it clear that we are not at all like the “normal” people in his audience who …

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For Something Like a Second

And the blessings come from heaven And for something like a second I’m cured and my heart Is at ease… Full lyrics HERE.

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Shake

“And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear your words, when ye depart out of that house or city, shake off the dust of your feet.”  ~Matthew 10:14 And that reminded me of this: Full lyrics HERE.

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I Hope I’m Stoned

I love that it has the feel of a traditional gospel song.  Full lyrics HERE.

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