Category Archives: Music for a Sunday

Music for a Sunday: Let all the children boogie!

Some hazy cosmic jive for y’all today, from the original Spider of Mars. Miss you, Ziggy.

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Music for a Sunday: A forgotten latitude

In honor (heh) of the 40th anniversary of the Falklands (Malvinas) war, here’s a song that was written about it back in the day. Gotta say, too, that Cy Curnin has aged a lot better than flyboy Prince “Randy” Andrew, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Everything old is new again.

And speaking of old that’s new again, how about this Sting hit from the ’80s? Granted, when this came out, the Soviet Union was still a thing, and communism was its politic. That has since fallen by the wayside, but … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Our destiny relies on conscience

It’s the Euro theatre… State your peace tonight.

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Music for a Sunday: Sometimes I cry my heart to sleep

Once more, I see myself — an actual Thursday’s Child (with far to go!) — in David Bowie.

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Music for a Sunday: More fodder for a new lost generation

They gave us TV dinners, now it’s TV rock ‘n’ roll.

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Music for a Sunday: Here, have my earworm.

It all started out so simple. First, there was a cat from Turkey, an Exotic Shorthair named Leo, who jealously guarded his spoonful of milk, growling while he drank up. Then there was this guy, who set Leo to music, … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: Say what?

Oh hey! Here’s Falco as a disgruntled newscaster. What’s he “reporting”? Well, here’s my (singable!) translation of the lyrics: On the Run Say what? Whatchoo say? West Berlin, 1967 First impression: paddywagon A roadblock against the madmen Are you cruisin’ … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: A memory you’re trying to remember to forget

Lord knows I’m not a fan of Mick Jagger (or a particular one of Dave Grohl, either), but this collab is a humdinger: Are you getting Neil Young “Piece of Crap” vibes? I am. Compare, if you will: Both are … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: It really means I love you to the end…

True love will never die. The question is, what’s true anymore?

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