A group of people calmly gather around a serene lake in Japan one September afternoon with plans for conducting an experiment about water. No, this wasn't about removing excess algae from the water column using the new ultrasound technology nor was it to increase oxygen levels by installing an aeration system. Instead, this group intended to clean the water through chanting and prayer, as well as pray for world peace.
While shopping a couple weeks ago I found a very cute Valentine with a girl Boston Terrier puppy complete with a ribbon in her fur, smooching on a guy puppy BT companion. The card called out from the shelf -- "Send this smooch to Boogie!" -- which would vicariously include his caretaker.
These lyrics so sweetly sung ..... describe the intoxication and bliss of ultimate surrender and explicit freedom ,,, and all that is left to say at this juncture is; you know who you are; c'mon.
Love to sing along with this song--
I was a sophmore in 1974 and a part of the Senior High School Marching & Concert band. We weren't just any band; as we have formiable leaders at the helm.
It's what they do -- the elders sing and tell stories ...they are compelling and his message is for all to hear!
It's no coincidence Steven Tyler released "Does the Noise in My Head Bother You? a Rock 'n Roll Memoir the same month Notes 'N Time comes alive! ... as our mission is meant to capture song memoirs from the songwriter to the listener and everyone inbetween. Ultimately exciting for fans out here is to get to read about how the songwriters themselves created and lived their music!
Is it you?
… or it is the idea of you?
Oh I know … it’s a bit of both.
Books with sound are beginning to take center stage. The digital convergence infiltrating the publishing industry now allows any wordsmith to enhance storytelling with the pleasure of music. Readers can now experience a book with more than words. So let's discuss the first examples that demonstrate the variations on this song and story theme.
In January 2011 my interactive creative product was being placed on the launch pad and anticipation loomed large. It had been six years in process and 20 years in the dreaming of it. My friends were starting to chat it up and what better place than New Orleans to discuss songwriting and music. The thrill of it all was that not once had I experienced a lackadaisical response and the closer I got to launch day the more things became surreal and simply thrilling beyond measure.