Category Archives: Music

When You Gonna Wake Up?

This was written in 1979 by Bob Dylan. Listen to it in view of today’s problems. From Front Page: Maybe Bob Dylan is a prophet after all. On stage in Omaha back on Jan. 25, 1980, Dylan, in the midst … Continue reading

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General Discussion, Friday, March 24, 2023

Where bluebonnets grow . . . “This is the only place on Earth bluebonnets grow, and once a year they come an’ go at this old house here by the road. And when we die, we say we’ll catch some … Continue reading

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You know it!

Looking forward to Trump’s Texas rally on Saturday, I thought this might brighten our day! The rally will take place at the Waco TX regional airport. This is the first Trump Save America rally leading up to the 2024 election. … Continue reading

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

For all of my Irish, part Irish, wish-you-were Irish, and temporarily Irish friends, I lift a glass to your health and happiness! An old Irish/Celtic folk song Of all the money, e’er I had, I spent it in good company, … Continue reading

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Song pick – Turn Off The News (Build A Garden)

Depending on where you live, it will soon be time to start seeds for your summer garden! I won’t be starting any seeds until about the end of March, but I am already ordering seeds.  If you are planning a … Continue reading

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Song of the day – Heartbreak Hotel

Elvis Presley,  born January 8, 1935. Today would be his 88th birthday. In his honor, here is his first #1 hit record, from 1956: “Heartbreak Hotel” was written in 1955 by Mae Boren Axton — mother of singer/songwriter Hoyt Axton — and Tommy Durden, inspired … Continue reading

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Music of the day – How Great Thou Art

I don’t know that this is “Christmasy”, but it is certainly appropriate to praise our Lord! I have asked that this version be played at my memorial service.

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Music of the day – O Tannenbaum

Believe it or not, I learned one verse of this carol in German (the second one he sings here) when I was in about 2nd grade! The church we attended was founded in a German community, and many of the … Continue reading

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Music of the day – Happy New Year (Abba)

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Music of the day – Auld Lang Syne

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