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in #music6 months ago

Not in a great frame of mind .... for no good reason that I can ascertain... but it is what it is !! So I have just been hanging out by myself going down the rabbit hole that is music... my panacea for everything that is bad, good and indifferent.

The Blessing - Prince of Deep Water

Not much to say so we march on ... it is not often that I do not want to listen to rock music ...

Chris Isaak - Wicked Ways

but tonight is one of those nights....

Somewhere Over the Rainbow - Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwoʻole

Now this is one big dude .... but I always listen to his music when I am 'bloody minded' ..

Kamakawiwoʻole's recording of "Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World" gained notice in 1999 when an excerpt was used in the TV commercials for (later part of Toys "R" Us). The full song was featured in the movies K-Pax, Meet Joe Black, Finding Forrester, Son of the Mask, 50 First Dates, Fred Claus, Letters to Santa and IMAX: Hubble 3D.[22] It was also featured in TV series ER, Scrubs, Cold Case, Glee, South Pacific, Lost, Storm Chasers, and in the UK original version of Life on Mars among others.[23]

Kamakawiwoʻole called the recording studio at 3 am. He was given 15 minutes to arrive by Milan Bertosa. Bertosa said, "And in walks the largest human being I had seen in my life. Israel was probably like 500 pounds. And the first thing at hand is to find something for him to sit on." A security guard gave Kamakawiwoʻole a large steel chair. "Then I put up some microphones, do a quick sound check, roll tape, and the first thing he does is 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' He played and sang, one take, and it was over."[24]

"Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World" reached #12 on Billboard's Hot Digital Tracks chart the week of January 31, 2004 (for the survey week ending January 18, 2004). It passed the 2 million paid downloads mark in the USA by September 27, 2009, and then sold 3 million in the USA as of October 2, 2011.[25] And as of October 2014, the song has sold over 4.2 million digital copies.[26] The song is longest-leading number one hit on any of the Billboard song charts, having spent 185 on top of the World Digital Songs chart.[26]
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This particular youtube has been seen 841 Million times ..... LEGEND!

Peter Gabriel and company - In Your Eyes

Enjoy your evening peeps .... I am going further and further down the music rabbit hole .... sure to find Nick Cave and Tom Waits somewhere...



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