Fireworks - Siouxsie & The Banshees Know - Nick Drake Labels or Love? - Fergie Stand and Deliver - Adam Ant Jessica - The Allman Bros. Wasted Time - The Eagles Pony Boy - The Allman Bros. Harlem Joys - Willie "The Lion" Smith Cause We've Ended As Lovers... - Jeff Beck Sea Of Wilderness - Tony Williams Suddenly Last Summer - The Motels Dusk - Midnight Syndicate Peek-A-Boo - Siouxsie & The Banshees Pale Blue Eyes - Lou Reed & The Velvet Underground Autumn Leaves - Vince Guaraldi
Today was the birthday of my late father, John P. MacCarthy. He would have been 74.
As I rode along on my bicycle on this beautiful blue sky day, Rosemary Clooney singing "There's No Business Like Show Business" on my iPod, with that swingin' beat just like my father used to nail on the drums-
I thought of him today.
My memories of him have not all been rose-colored, but as time passes, I cling to the better ones...
I'm wondering if kids returning to school in the USA will study harder after they've been instructed by the President to do so?
If I remember my school years correctly, whatever authority pushed my way, I usually made a concerted effort to go in the other direction...
I was always drawn to the class clown; the heckler who made me laugh, and think...
Here's my "9" iPod update:
September Song - Ella Fitzgerald Parasol - Ralph Towner/ John Abercrombie Nefertari's Dream - Hossam Ramzy/ Phil Thornton Children Of Piraeus (Never On A Sunday) - Pink Martini Witching Hour - Midnight Syndicate Part Of The List - Ne-Yo Icarus - Ralph Towner/ Gary Burton Thick As A Brick - Jethro Tull Black-Eyed Dog - Nick Drake Rainy Night House - Joni Mitchell September In The Rain - George Shearing feat. John Pizzarelli Sacré Français - Dimitri From Paris