Really sad news about Prince passing at only 57. Always wanted to see him perform live, but unfortunately put it off. Prince played like Jim Hendrix , danced like James Brown and sang like Little Richard, then added his own flair and style. An amazingly … Continue reading “Sometimes it Snows in April”
–Joey Figgiani Kobe Bryant scored 60 points in the Lakers final game capping off his team’s disappointing season on a win, one last time. Kobe looked exhausted but failed to quit as his teammates kept feeding him the ball. After missing his first half a … Continue reading 60 for 24: Kobe’s Final Game
In a time where a person’s whereabouts can be easily tracked by a cell phone, credit card, or other electronic device, the song “America” by Simon and Garfunkel would be very different if written today. Like most of their work, “America” is another beautifully-written and … Continue reading Seeking America through Simon and Garfunkel’s Road Trip Song: America
He’s aware that a person’s integrity goes beyond success in the mainstream music business, where human beings are put on pedestals, often earning unnecessary or excessive wealth and fame.
Through the marriage of audio and video and the ever-growing popularity of digital technology, we may never experience a time again like when Teen Spirit and the music video ruled our world.
I recently apologized to a friend who thought my post about Bruce Jenner receiving the Arthur Ashe award was too harsh. She felt my words were even hostile toward Jenner and his life choice. So here are more thoughts on the issue: