These old friends of ours always cheer us up at this time of the year with their singing and conviviality, despite the cold, despite the darkness and despite the illnesses.
Dragonfly was once the name of a band in Vlissingen. I thought of Rudy de Queljoe when I photographed this dragonfly in our garden. Canon 100-400 mm handheld funny, that seeing a small insect takes you so far back in your thoughts.
We know him as Peter Green. He died in his sleep. In my youth I really appreciated his music and especially the single Oh Well part one with part two on the B-side was a favorite. How happy I was in the seventies, when I was able to record both sides of the 45 rpmContinue reading “RIP Peter Allen Greenbaum”
Marjan has found a 45 rpm record that she often used in her own youth. The old 60-year-old technique of listening to music still works for the one-year-old granddaughter … she has only been able to walk for a month, but she is now also learning to dance …The Dutch texts of Annie M.G. SchmidtContinue reading “Grandma plays vinyl !”
These days I keep thinking about the lyrics of this song , written by a Nobel-prize winner… timeless. “Don’t forget that you are white” and In the following video, the text is more or less interpreted….
Armand sang this about 50 years ago.Still current. His songs are still on my playlist !
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”