What happened to the American Dream ? The real story of US democracy isn’t the drama. It’s the complete unresponsiveness to it
It isn’t blues, it isn’t jazz, it isn’t hiphop, …. it is Rory ! Music from my youth
Today is stormy and rainy … So I’m listening to my favorite music, reading de Correspondent , follow the money, the real news and many more … trying to follow the turbulent world news (the repeating history) … and I almost cut my hair … 😉 my “freak flag”
he was murdered…. I still mis him.
Op een kolde winteraovond, as ‘t vrus as ‘t bast. Op de vievers en de bekk’n daor glimt ‘t ies as glas. Op de bulten van de Hummelse hei ligt een dik pak snee. Op de lösse plekken in het bos loopt sporen van een ree. Ies kan liehn, ies kan liehn, Mèrgen gaot wi-jContinue reading “‘t is haos weer dee tied van ‘t jaor …”
Last Sunday I travelled to Westdorpe, a small village in Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, to visit a cosy blues cafe called ” ‘t Oude Raedhuis “. There would be a performance by the Gritmoaners! Of course, I took my camera with me, because “If I can’t take my camera … I won’t go!” It was organised by “www.polderblues.com”Continue reading “Gritmoaners”
Insights in how the Pink Floyd records were made … Make yourself a good cup of coffee and take a comfortable seat before you start listening to this 1 hour and 27 minutes of interesting analysis … After this analysis you’ll listen to the music in a different way …
My wife wanted to see a young Dutch musician, a singer-songwriter, named J.W. Minnaard. He would perform at a festival in remembrance of the famous Woodstock festival in Middelburg. So we went there and of course, I took my camera with me to see if I could catch some of the Woodstock-ambiance… My musical tasteContinue reading “J.W. Minnaard.”
It It looks like a new political trend is emerging in the western world. More and more people are calling themselves Identitarians. When I saw this music video I had to think about it. Music, text and images go back to ancient times in which cultures were still region-specific. Rammstein also uses that feeling …Continue reading “Identitarian”
… perhaps this map explains why the USA pays so much attention to Venezuela …
“Ik ben goddank dus nog een keer een jonge lente waard” (Thank goodness I am worth another young Spring) Ach zie de lammeren nou toch lurkenAan hun vers geschoren moedersEn hoe de jonge zwanenDonzen in de zachte slootEn hoe de zwoele wind de wolken waaitTot pas gewassen luchten Kan iets mooier dan het mooi isKanContinue reading “Spring !”
good music remains good music … my all-time favorite
I only saw a video of Jacob Gurevitsch today … A fantastic guitar player with beautiful music! I advise everyone to listen to some of his songs. Strange that the music of this Jacob is not often broadcast on radio or television …
I have been listening to this song for about 30 years during the Christmas season … that is why it has become a Christmas carol in my family. Dutch Hope in frightened days (neerlands hoop in bange dagen).
8 December 1980 I’ll listen to his beautiful lyrics in this unforgettable song Sorry John, I like the sound of this cover better than your original … But it’s your lyrics that makes it the song of my life !