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Bad Moon Always Rising

I live anxious filled days and depressive nights.  Sometimes days are better, sometimes days, it’s light.  I live these days because I have to – and we have to. “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival When “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival was first released in April 1969, the United States – as […]

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Music Poetry Vignettes

G Chord to C Chord

The C chord is a magical chord powerful from the get. I struggle with its shape but when my fingers nail it it defines the moment. It’s present. The G chord is just right like the swish of a basketball through a net. When it’s strummed reverberations flutter through my heart. It echoes through time. […]

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L.A. Music

Explicit Lyrics Obscured

Accidentally pressed ‘Play’ on a clean version of DAMN the other day. And — damn — that shit still sound so good. Left it on. Made it look sexy.

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Music

Twice a Day, A.M. P.M.

We looked around and felt as if the world had never revolved but it did. We looked around and thought that the people had never evolved, and they did. This is about yesterday’s day off. A 420 message from Little Dragon:

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L.A. Music

I Feel Like ScHoolboy Q

Like Russell Westbrook. Like James Harden. Like DeMar DeRozan. Like Kung Fu Kenny. 10-4. No Switching Sides. Like Pioneer Chicken. Straight from the Library Tower. The RTD transfer. And Rakaa Iriscience. The 405. The 10. The 710. 562. 213. 310.