Monthly Archives: November 2014


Was looking for some information on the Regina riot of July 1, 1935. Came across a site put together by Saskatchewan Archives. Then came across this link to the Sask. Archives Board Photo Blog (their short form, not mine). Found … Continue reading

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Feel It Again

If you would just be sensible You’d find me indispensable Honeymoon Suite, with “Feel It Again“. Written by Ray Coburn, the band’s keyboardist at the time. Official video doesn’t do justice. So many songs that don’t need some fashionable imagery. … Continue reading

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Dillinger Escape Plan: Black Bubblegum

Dillinger Escape Plan. Heard them for the first time on the soundtrack to Shoot’Em Up (2007): Got so much salt from your lies poured into me I had gotten frozen by the way you walked

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Gary Brooker Solo

Yes, I had some good times, I had some bad times What’s it matter when you’ve got somewhere to run to Always liked the voice and much of the music, with Procol Harum. Saw him with Procol Harum at Massey … Continue reading

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The Woodys: If Chris Hillman is there…

When I am falling No place to land Circle of Angels All join hands Certain biases. If Chris Hillman is involved, as with The Woodys, it has to be…

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“Rock Bottom, by Jo Baker”

The original, featuring the late Jo Baker (1948-1996): Here is a version with Stoneground, following her departure from Elvin Bishop: Song co-written by Jo Baker and Elvin Bishop, first appearing on Bishop’s 1972 album, Rock My Soul. First heard the … Continue reading

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Controlling The Grave

When our mother died, she had no plot. So she was cremated and placed in the plot with her parents and sister. Six years later, when our father died, my sister and I dug up my mother, under cemetery supervision, … Continue reading

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Maier Lens

Saw a film, Finding Vivian Maier. Art saved by storage house auction. If no attempt to store same, as is the case with many artists… Samples of her work, with compiler moods added: Art lasting, when and if discovered.

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Murder Recall

Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): This morning, sixty years ago, my father, William Walter Remington, was attacked and murdered in prison, though he clung to life for the weekend. I wonder how many countless people have … Continue reading

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Brandy doesn’t sing: Colin Linden lessons

Remembering this 2013 story about singer Brandy walking offstage, rather than playing for an extremely small audience: ‘Brandy’s performing for the chairs!’ Singer walks off stage after facing near-empty stadium in South Africa She could have learned a lot from … Continue reading

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