Tag Archives: Music

The Cake Out In The Rain with Old Men Playing Checkers

I saw Ben Huberman’s Odd Trio Redux over the weekend calling for a post to be written about anything that comes to mind, but we had to incorporate a slice of cake, a pair of flip-flops, and someone old and … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Phil Everly

I heard over the weekend that Phil Everly, 50% of the Everly Brothers,  has passed on.  The news brought me back to my early childhood, when I listened to my parents playing their music on their record players or even … Continue reading

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Earworms And Mondegreens

I saw the Daily Prompt this morning to be about Earworms.  I’m reminded of Eliz’s recent post on her blog, Mirth and Motivation, about Mondegreens.  Here are the definitions for both terms: Earworm – a piece of music that sticks in … Continue reading

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Dave Takes Five Forever

As I was listening to NPR this morning, they interrupted their broadcast with  the news that Jazz Icon Dave Brubeck has died of heart failure this morning just a day shy of his 92nd birthday.  He was en route to … Continue reading

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