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Teardrop by Massive Attack Covered by Aurora

This is a cover by Aurora. Teardrop by Massive Attack Love, love is a verb Love is a doing word Fearless on my breath Gentle impulsion Shakes me, makes me lighter Fearless on my breath Teardrop on the fire Fearless … Continue reading

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Running Up That Hill as Performed by Jorn

Running Up That Hill by Kate Bush has been in the news for the last two months because of its prominence in the series Stranger Things and by the fact that this song has become a number one hit after … Continue reading

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A Belated July 4th Greeting

Name me a better national anthem performance. I defy you! I mean American national anthem. For the French, Mireille Mathieu has it for the La Marseillaise. (internal link) Here, all Marvin needs is a drum machine. If that. Swagger is … Continue reading

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Music Found for the Dancing Girl. Now Added: Whirls and Swirls

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I Take Questions From the Press

Art Gallery Here (internal link) Version one is subtle, the lost art of deadpan humor. Enhanced ┬áversion for those unused to dry wit. Rough and Unedited Transcript Hi, my name is Thomas Farley and I am here today to answer … Continue reading

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La Marseillaise Sung by Mireille Mathieu (with English subtitles)

I’ve never understood La Marseillaise until now. An anthem so stirring it could churn butter. As all translations differ, the version below differs from what is on the video. La Marseillaise – English lyrics From http://www.marseillaise.org/english/english.html Arise children of the … Continue reading

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No Help Needed

No Help Needed The video of Amy Winehouse that I posted recently (internal link) shows that she didn’t need anybody except a guitarist to bring out her music.Tony Bennet wasn’t needed, an elaborate studio wasn’t needed, a group of musicians … Continue reading

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Me and My Uncle

The Grateful Dead performed Me and My Uncle at nearly every performance. They were a great story telling band, either with their own songs, or someone else’s. I remembered the first time I heard this song by the Dead, with … Continue reading

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Monty Python’s Cheese Shop

This is the original version from the record Matching Tie and Handkerchief. It has a much superior script that the Pythons wrote for their television sketch after the recording became popular. https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/ Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley  

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We’ll Meet Again

I’m enjoying watching Picard on CBS All Access, the latest installment in the decades old Star Trek franchise. Episode Seven hit me very hard as it featured old friends reunited in a warm, sunny place of great beauty and peace. … Continue reading

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