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    The Moody Blues ~ Nights In White Satin




    Band member Justin Hayward wrote and composed the song at age 19 in Swindon, a large town in Wiltshire, South West England. The song is titled after a girlfriend gave him a gift of satin bed sheets. The song itself was a tale of a yearning love from afar, which leads many Moody Blues enthusiasts to term it as a tale of one-sided love endured by Hayward. Hayward said of his song, "It was just another song I was writing and I thought it was very powerful. It was a very personal song and every note, every word in it means something to me. I found that a lot of other people have felt the same way about it."

    The spoken-word poem heard near the six-minute mark of the album version of the song is called "Late Lament." Drummer Graeme Edge wrote the verses, which were recited by keyboardist Mike Pinder.

    The London Festival Orchestra provided the orchestral accompaniment for the introduction, the final rendition of the chorus, and the "late lament" section. The gong that closes the track is struck by Mike Pinder.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    Trust me. Nothing is real. Reality is, and has always been, soooooo distorted by the information media, we may never know the depth of the illusion.......................... just sayin.'
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    John Denver ~ Steve Irwin


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    Cassandra Denver ~ Terri Irwin


    Bindi Irwin has legal issues obtaining her
    $360,000 'Dancing With the Stars' salary.


    All monies will be withheld from Bindi until a
    death certificate for Steve is produced!



    Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin's daughter, Bindi Irwin, said she will indeed get paid her estimated $360,000 in wages from both competing and winning ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."

    "We're all good. It's all sorted now," she told TMZ when asked about the status of the minor contract. "Yeah, we're all happy."

    In California, a judge must approve contracts made on behalf of a minor. Part of that process can include the parents waiving any rights to the child's salary. In this case, 17-year-old Bindi's mother Terri signed over her rights. But the court said that they failed to have the father sign off his rights, as well. Clearly, that's impossible as Steve died after being stung in the chest by a stingray in 2006.





    Bindi Irwin


    Nevertheless, Bindi continued to compete on the ABC dancing competition alongside partner Derek Hough. Her base salary was $150,000 with additional pay as she advanced in the competition. The reported total for making it through all 11 weeks is $360,000, according to People Magazine.

    TMZ reported no proof of Steve Irwin's death has been provided and the judge has yet to clear Bindi's 'DWTS' contract at this time. TMZ has been told proving her father is dead without producing a death certificate shouldn't be hard for Bindi's attorneys. (Wingfoot just got a BIG whiff of Bullshit... There will be no death certificate for Steve Irwin because the talented actor who played the characters of John Denver and Steve Irwin is still alive. It's all 'Make Believe'.............. just sayin.')

    The young activist said when she does get paid, she won't be keeping it.

    "Everything I make goes back to wildlife conservation," she told TMZ. "It's wonderful. It's who we are."

    Bindi's parents established the nonprofit organization Wildlife Warriors in 2002. "We have conservation projects all over the world," the dancing champ said.



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    Cool Oldies

    Almost forgot about this tune!


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    Default The Grand Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    Trust me. Nothing is real. Reality is, and has always been, soooooo distorted by the information media, we may never know the depth of the illusion.......................... just sayin.'
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    Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) ~ Laura San Giacomo





    ~ Never Enuff Ammo ~
    Rep. Loretta Sanchez ….. Go Fak Yourself!



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    Lea Michele ~ Anything's Possible





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    Default The Guffs

    Timeless classic from a band formed in a city not far away from me (Milwaukee). I miss the days of a simpler place in time.


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    Default Re: Amazing Street Drummer!

    Drive by Incubus remains to be my favorite song. Incubus and Coldplay are both my faves.
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    Default The Grand Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    Trust me. Nothing is real. Reality is, and has always been, soooooo distorted by the information media, we may never know the depth of the illusion.......................... just sayin.'






    British PM Theresa May ~ Princess Diana


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    Israeli Businessman Yossi Maiman ~ Dodi Al-Fayed


    “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
    ― Adolf Hitler

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    Cantaloupe Island ~ Blue Note Concert


    "Cantaloupe Island" is the first example of a modal jazz composition set to a funky beat and is a jazz standard composed by Herbie Hancock. "Cantaloupe Island" was recorded for Herbie's 1964 album Empyrean Isles during his early years as one of the members of Miles Davis' 1960s quintet.

    Herbie Hancock ~ Piano
    Freddie Hubbard ~ Trumpeter
    Joe Henderson ~ Saxophonist
    Ron Carter ~ Bassist
    Tony Williams ~ Drummer

    Herbie, Ron and Tony were musicians playing for the original 1964 recording.


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    Default The Grand Illusion

    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post
    Trust me. Nothing is real. Reality is, and has always been, soooooo distorted by the information media, we may never know the depth of the illusion.......................... just sayin.'
    “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
    ― Adolf Hitler
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    Serial Killer Ted Bundy ~ Bryan Cranston


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    Bundy Victim Brenda Ball ~ Sandy Hook Principal Dawn Hochsprung


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    Default Great Music

    Quote Originally Posted by Wingfoot View Post





    Audioslave ~ Like a Stone




    Bassist Tim Commerford claims that the song is about an old man waiting for death, who sits in a house alone after all his friends and family have passed on, waiting to be reunited with them. However, while Commerford originally thought it was a song about love and romance, band's singer-songwriter Chris Cornell explains that "It's a song about concentrating on the afterlife you would hope for, rather than the normal monotheistic approach: You work really hard all your life to be a good person, a moral person, fair and generous. Then you go to hell anyway."

    This video was shot in Jimi Hendrix' old house where he wrote "Purple Haze." At the time, Audioslave was just rehearsing, but the cameras were there and the video was created.


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    Chris Cornell (1964 ~ 2017)



    Chris Cornell, the powerful, dynamic frontman of the American rock supergroup Audioslave and lead singer of the band Soundgarden died on Wednesday night, 17 May 2017 in Detroit hours after the band Soundgarden had performed there. Cornell was one of the architects of grunge music. He was 52.

    Cornell's death was a suicide by hanging, the Wayne County medical examiner’s office said in a statement released on Thursday afternoon. It said a full autopsy had not yet been completed.

    Mr. Cornell’s representative, Brian Bumbery, said in a statement that the death was “sudden and unexpected.”






    Audioslave ~ I Am The Highway


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    Default Re: The Grand Illusion

    So tired of hearing about the suicides of my favorite actors and musicians. All the money and fame they ever hoped for and they never realized that happiness can't be bought or given. An unhappy person can get rich and will feel happy for a time until he gets used to it, then he will return to his old mindset. When everything desirable the world has to offer is at your doorstep and you still cannot find inner peace, choosing suicide almost makes sense. Almost.

    Our pop culture has convinced too many of us that the right car, house, or partner will bring joy. How many stars will voluntarily end their privileged lives before we realize that the path to happiness is a personal journey and until we learn that, the things this world temps us with will only get in the way? Cornell never figured it out.


    Better luck in the next life, Chris Cornell. What a shame.


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    Death finally catches up to the Midnight Rider. From a time when it took a singer/songwriter/musician/artist to make music. Not a computer and a dancing puppet.



    Good-bye Gregg Allman.
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    Matt Maher ~ Hold Us Together





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