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 digestion.
"These kids are cool. Be sure and watch!"
Another bedroom practice of
Earl Scruggs's Flint Hill Special.
"This will make your day." assures
Ginny. She's right. 3-year-old Jonathan actually
conducts Beethoven - and has a ball
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
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 'no'!)
- Fats Domino
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, Blueberry
- ChefAl sends us a video you just have to watch.
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 dying.
- Hispanic? Or just enjoy the music?
Tune in to Miami-based internet radio stations at
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 your heart.
- I received a message from a viewer suggesting
I check out http://www.hawaiiradiotv.com/
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 poem,
Freedom. Here's more about
Aaron Neville and his talented family.
- Feedback: See
comments on Chris de Burgh
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. Taliban.mp3
(copy to your computer & enjoy). I have no idea who recorded it, but
it was sent to me by - who else -
of Great World Chefs.
- Joan Baez
- Chris DeBurgh