Monthly Archives: November 2014

Jocko

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

Posted in Saskatchewan | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Music | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Music, Toronto Reflections | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Death and Commemoration, Family | Leave a comment