In Exodus 2:22, Moses names his son Gershom, for “he said, I have been a stranger in a strange land.” … More
Reality Stranger than Fiction…
I’m cursed or blessed with a strange and curious mind… https://youtu.be/3Qh1mfNxkj0?list=RD3Qh1mfNxkj0 Bobby “Blue” Bland with BB King on Soundstage  … More
Happy birthday, Nina Simone
“… One is responsible for life: It is the small beacon in that terrifying darkness from which we come and to which we shall return.” ― James Baldwin
Money for nothing…
“The relationship between words and meaning is tenuous at best.
But we must deal with quantum reality and simple facts of life.”
Take me to the waters…
https://youtu.be/AJjmX1zKzPs?list=RDAJjmX1zKzPs Take Me To The Water · Nina Simone High Priestess Of Soul ℗ Verve Label; ℗ 1967 UMG Rec. … More
We can choose peace, people and planet. Corporate wars of aggression must end!
“A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.”
“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ” ~Jimi
“Music doesn’t lie.
If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music is my religion
Imagination is the key to my lyrics
The rest is painted with a little science fiction.”
“Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.”
~Leonardo da Vinci
I get misty…
Oscar Peterson Trio & Ella Fitzgerald – Jazz At The Philharmonic – 1957
Hot Pepper Blues… ~OO~
“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.”
― William Faulkner
Merthiolate or Mercurochrome?
Nina Simone Rare Footage & concert Film
Bewitched · Nancy Wilson
Dust my Broom
Elmore James – The Sky Is Crying –
Blues about the Moon…
“Blue Moon” is a classic popular song written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart in 1934.
Joy, Blues & Trouble: Invisible religion
“All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.”
― Edgar Allan Poe
Big Leg Woman…
https://youtu.be/75D8-ZIV4PE?list=RD75D8-ZIV4PE Big Leg Blues’ MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT (1928) https://youtu.be/_BXZbvn8qJs?list=RD_BXZbvn8qJs Freddie King plays “Big Legged Woman” https://youtu.be/Difumayw86M?list=RDDifumayw86M LeadBelly – … More
Left and right are directions. Liberal and Conservative are adjectives.
War is the problem, peace is the cure and isms isn’t the issue…
The CIA, Plutocracy and Oligarchy
“The Blues are the true facts of life expressed in words and song,
inspiration, feeling, and understanding.”
Politics, Religion and joy…
Life is political. https://youtu.be/hMgTzW0Pif4?list=RDhMgTzW0Pif4Political Blues · World Saxophone Quartet “Religion is for people who are scared to go to hell.Spirituality … More