Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!

This is what I listened to this afternoon while cooking:



Happy Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 17, 2014

Music Monday ~ "Hello Goodbye" (The Cure)

Have you heard about the new album "The Art of McCartney"?  It's a 42 track tribute album of Paul McCartney songs sung by the likes of Bob Dylan, Billy Joel, Brian Williams, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller, Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, Heart, Yusef, and many more.  Such as, The Cure...




Now I just have to decide whether I want the three album vinyl set or the two CD + DVD set.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Music Monday ~ "Sparrows and Steam Trains" (Rowdy Folk)

Today's Music Monday post is really special. One of our Happyland Music Alliance bands, Rowdy Folk, is releasing their album tomorrow. Here is a preview:




I'm so excited for them and can't wait to hear the rest of the album!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Music Monday ~ "St. James Infirmary" (Drum Sax Axe)

We absolutely loved our trip to Paris last week and there were many elements which reminded us of our beloved New Orleans. The one thing that was missing, however, was music. I kept expecting to round a corner and see street musicians or walk by a cafe or bar and hear strains of a band wafting out to greet us. The only live music we encountered was a small group playing on one corner one afternoon. I did find it interesting that they were playing St. James Infirmary, a song we often hear in New Orleans. We were on our way somewhere so I didn't get a video of the performance but I found these guys:

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Sunday Soul ~ "Te, Joseph" (Monks of the Abbey of Notre Dame)

We just spent this past week in Paris and it was indescribable. We wandered about in a couple of cathedrals but didn't have time for the very long lines at Notre Dame. Next time...