Why music in the Sneaky Kitchen? See "On the Radio"
for reasons, stories and a time capsule game to play. Anyway, don't you
play music while you're cooking sometimes? And what about the kids?
I already know the answer to that one! Most restaurants have music
playing, and soft music undoubtedly relieves the day's tensions and aids
Here's a myth about the origin of that old campfire song "On
Top of Spaghetti" by Kelly.
"This will make your day."
assures Ginny. She's right. 3-year-old Jonathan actually
conducts Beethoven - and has a
ball doing it!"
sends this great video. If you've never heard of
you'll remember him after you see this.
facts and recipes aren't
enough, Key Lime Pie is celebrated in
song, by Kenny Chesney. There's some great scenes from Key West,
Are you of a "certain age"?
You'll appreciate this Modern Day Yuppie
Blues by Tom Rush -
This video, Mozart - Guitarra a
cuatro manos, or guitar for four
hands, is nothing short of amazing.
This video brought to my
attention by Fuller Brush
Director John Vandervelde who writes: "Christmas
music is one of the highlights of the season. And everyone has a favorite.
This might be my new favorite!"
Take a break from the holiday stresses and relax on the Siberian train;
listen to the children's voices and read the true meaning of Christmas.
- Found in
Computer Tips great
newsletter. Share a song with a friend or just listen to a favorite at
Great for whenever you have an "earworm" and just can't remember how the
whole song goes or who sang it, too. (Note: when you click to
play the song, you'll be asked if you wish to allow access to your
clipboard. This is NOT recommended and not a requirement - tell it
was a major influence in popular music in the '50s and beyond. Here's
a short biography, a link to his music, and a video of his greatest hit,
- ChefAl sends us a video you just have to
Hunter Hayes and
- Want to hear some music from bygone years?
Select your favorites from the top 100 in each of many categories at
Play Cofi Jukebox.
- Tickle your funny bone yet today?
But maybe you have to be a musician...
- Pain, regret, sadness....
sometimes they are inevitable. Son Mark brings to my attention
what he terms "one of is one of the saddest things I have seen. It is
also very beautiful. Mark Romanec does very good videos." See
"Hurt", by Johnny Cash. Different genre, but it reminds me of
my obsession with Mahler's works when my oldest daughter Elizabeth lay
- Hispanic? Or just enjoy the music?
Tune in to Miami-based internet radio stations at
started by Columbian-born Luis Brandwyn and American Troy McConnell.
In a competitive world, this venture has been a resounding success.
From Latin Jazz, Pop, and Rock, to rhythms like Tango, Reggae, Meringue, and
Salsa, to traditional venues, for example, Cubanisimo, Columbian Son,
Spanish Flamenco, Mexican, and Tejano. Try and enjoy; it's free.
- One of the most prolific writers, performers
and songbirds of this century is Janis Ian,
who burst upon the music scene in 1966 with an instant hit. But this
is no has-been. Only halfway through her musical life, she presents
reality in song, musical poetry that crawls around in your brain and pierces
- I received a message from a viewer
suggesting I check out
with everything on radio, TV and even newspapers in Hawaii, including live
radio. Take a look; very interesting even from a Miami standpoint.
- Part of my compulsive creativity stems from
insomnia. After a near-dawn cup of ginger tea and listening to Aaron
Neville's "A Change is Gonna Come", I went back to bed and composed this
Freedom. Here's more about
Aaron Neville and his talented family.
- Feedback: See
comments on Chris de
by reader Mike Bird. Thanks for confirming my opinion.
- I think Mick Jagger is sexy, the rest of the
family thinks he looks like an ugly frog. Has he still got influence?
Apparently. See The Frog.
- Day_o Mr.
(copy to your computer & enjoy). I have no idea who recorded it,
but it was sent to me by ChefAl.
- Joan Baez