Category Archives: Music

Farewell Barbara

Barbara Cook has passed away at the age of 89.  Very nice tribute article on Playbill. Barbara Cook, the musical theatre ingénue who became cabaret and concert royalty, has passed away. The first time I truly became aware of her … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude

  AND THEN I WROTE I wrote a line under the influence of wine about what was then and when I felt more myself than now. How love is lost to be recaptured when boy meets girl in a whirl … Continue reading

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My Christmas Present To Me

Anyone who knows me, knows I felt Hugh Jackman should have won the Oscar for Les Miserables.  The man’s range as an actor, singer, and dancer never ceases to stun me.  He is way overdue for a certain gold man. … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan 2016 Nobel Prize Speech

I first heard Dylan in 1961. From the beginning he was different, unforgettable.  All these years later, that incredible literary content to his music has been recognized  with the Nobel Prize for Literature.  Many howled about how could a “mere … Continue reading

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Anniversaries Worth Their Weight In Gold

Fifty years ago, I was a suburban dwelling wife with two children under five when the pot smoking, macrobiotic eating brother-in-law dropped by on his way to San Francisco.  The sounds of Sergeant Pepper entered the house with him. A … Continue reading

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