Leonard Cohen’s unfinished final album – completed after his death by his son – finds the singer in love with life Source: Leonard Cohen: Thanks for the Dance, review – the life-enhancing final thoughts of a lyrical master Opinion: I just wrote about Leonard Cohen the other day in Earthpages Book of Remembrance. He’s one… Read More Leonard Cohen: Thanks for the Dance, review – the life-enhancing final thoughts of a lyrical master | + Opinion
Continuing on with our month of remembrance, I should note that most of my remembered celebs are in music. Music is my first love. I was born singing a tune. But I need more primal therapy to remember what it was. 🙂 A little later in life I became interested in thinkers and then the… Read More Earthpages Book of Remembrance
November is a month to remember those who have passed before us. I began this project a few days ago and continue with someone else who came to mind last night after posting my second entry. Keith Moon was the brilliant and frenetic drummer for the British rock band, The Who, up to the release… Read More Earthpages Book of Remembrance
This being the month of November, it’s generally a somber time to remember those who have passed before us. I made a preliminary stab at remembrance here (See Part II). But after finishing, more departed souls came to mind. People whom I’ve never met yet who have made a difference in my life. So the… Read More More Prayers for the Dead
All Souls Day has passed but since the Church still has its Book of Remembrance out during the month of November I thought I’d do an Alternative Remembrance and write about some who have either died (RIP) or died spiritually (PFT… that is, Pray For Them). Part 1 is a work of fiction and no… Read More I Remember… A Prayer for the Dead and the Spiritually Dead
Little Richard (born Richard Wayne Penniman on December 5, 1932) was a Rock and Roll pioneer. His hits include “Long Tall Sally,” “Good Golly Miss Molly” and “Tutti Frutti.” Little Richard began singing gospel tunes before he was discovered. He emphatically claims to be the largely overlooked originator of Rock and Roll. In the early… Read More Little Richard – Overlooked Kingpin of Rock and Roll?
Yeezus held his infamous “Sunday Service” performance at the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral in Queens, New York, where a number of regular churchgoers walked out mid-performance. Source: Kanye West’s Pseudo-Religious Sunday Service Sparks Walkouts in New York City