I once read that if a guitar fell off a cliff it would play ‘Louie Louie’ on the way down. Maybe I should jump.
I love music. Actually, I consider my taste eclectic. Chicago blues, “Rhapsody in Blue”, reggae, big band, standards, most anything but opera (Phantom of the Opera was great but I don’t think that’s considered opera).
New stuff, old stuff, Coldplay, Elvis (both Costello and Presley) - It’s all interesting, relaxing, and enjoyable.
As a young eager school kid, I tried to sing and play. At an earlier age, I was turned down for the boys choir (might have been for the best?) then my family had to suffered through a year of trombone noises. After that I was on a I-want-to-join-a-rock-n-roll-band quest. I got a bass guitar but it didn’t come with any gigs.
A minor success (there were cute girls) was the high school glee club. Anybody could join. But later in the year when we tried out for the real choir, it was a short painful audition.
Well at least my life got tempered with some rejection. Rejection builds character but it didn’t help me carry a tune.
I just don’t know how some people can create music so well. It’s called talent I guess.
-- Sheryl Crow --
I do know how to sign-up for fan emails. Yesterday my inbox had a nice message (with pictures) announcing that Sheryl Crow would be on QVC that night. QVC? Is that the shopping channel, I wondered. I'm sure I have skipped over that channel before.
Last night I watched QVC for the first time and for a whole hour. It was a fantastic concert with some interesting interviewing in between songs.
Her cover of Michael Jackson’s “I want you back” was the best.
Enjoy her new song called "Summer Day".
Oh this is NOT me but my initial reaction was; "Did someone record my choir audition?". (I’m just giving you the link cause it is soooo bad for your ears. I’m interested to know how long you could listen to it.)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mk4woNRD7NQ