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Is Your Love in Vain (1978) – Bob Dylan

Is Your Love in Vain is another unheralded gem from Dylan’s massive music catalogue. It comes from one of Bob Dylan’s most misunderstood and underrated records – Street Legal. I wrote in the post about the record’s opening track –

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Piano Concerto No 21 In C Major K467 Andante (1785) – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

It’s staggering what Mozart wrote around this time period, like the Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni and The Abduction from the Seraglio amongst many other great works written about here. Today’s featured piece – Piano Concerto No. 21 was completed just 4 weeks after he completed Piano

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It’s All in the Way (2002) – My Friend the Chocolate Cake

When I lived in Melbourne, I wanted to see Australian Aboriginal singer – songwriter Archie Roach in concert. We secured tickets and learnt that Archie Roach would be joined by David Bridie whose music has featured here often. I hadn’t heard

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7/11 – 13/11/22 – Raiders of the Lost Ark, Billion Dollars & TÁR

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Shooting “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (with Steven Spielberg & Douglas Slocombe)Video documentary at Cinematographers on Cinematography Raiders is my favourite Adventure movie and

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I Don’t Live Here Anymore (2021) – The War on Drugs

Find out by watching the video below why Jeff (Eclectic Music Lover) said ‘The War on Drugs are one of the greatest bands around today. I love their dreamy, expansive sound, and their intelligent songwriting and intricate guitar work are

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Islands in the Stream (Live in Las Vegas 1997) – Bee Gees

People may be more familiar with the mega-hit version by Dolly Parton and Kenny Roger’s of this song, but I have always had a penchant for this one by the Bee Gees in Las Vegas. They wrote the original song

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Isn’t it Time (1977) – The Babys

Isn’t It Time is an iconic 70’s track and always evokes fond memories whenever I hear it. It peaked at #1 in my home country, Australia and #13 on the Billboard Charts. It was performed by the English group The Babys in

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Introduction (The Journey of a Fool) 1979 – Mike Batt

Journey of a Fool is the instrumental introduction track of the record Tarot Suite by Mike Batt (with the London Symphony Orchestra). This is the second song to appear here from one of my most cherished records. I wrote about how

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Into My Arms (1997) – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave’s delivery and lyric in this song are magnificent. It is one of my favourite songs of his although there are many. Into My Arms was released as the first single from Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ tenth studio

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Special Edition Post – Can We Trust Social – Emotional Learning (SEL)? James Lindsay

This is the latest of James Lindsay’s podcasts about the infiltration / penetration of Post Modernism and Neo- Communism into western education systems (and more-over culture and Governments) by the United Nations and other leading organizations / multinationals in recent

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