Music Monday: Pink Floyd “On The Turning Away” #Music #Musicmonday #PinkFloyd #Ukraine

Yesterday, I read a poll indicating that only 52% of Americans are following news closely on the war in Ukraine. It’s interesting because I’m reminded once again of how Americans always seem to be split down the middle with everything.

I’m not getting into a long, ranting post about my thoughts on this war in Ukraine. Instead, here’s a song I’ve shared in the past. Recently, someone put together a new video for it on YouTube. This video shares images of the war in Ukraine. *viewer discretion*

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Music Monday: Bruce Hornsby and the Range “The Show Goes On” #Music #Musicmonday #BruceHornsby #TheShowGoesOn #backdraft

I’ve been a huge Bruce Hornsby fan since I was an aspiring piano player as a young child. His songs always have so much to say. This particular song has multiple meanings to different people, but Bruce Hornsby has explained that it’s about a girl who uses bad judgement. She makes bad decisions and falls for guys who are no good and just use her.

This song makes me think about my dad. Years ago, when Nascar driver Dale Earnhardt passed away, I put together a slideshow movie for my dad with all sorts of pictures and video of Dale. I used “The Show Goes On” because it just fit and the lyrics made sense. When my dad watched it, he just cried and cried. I had no idea it would affect him that greatly.

This song was also included in the original soundtrack for one of my favorite movies, Backdraft, 1991.

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Music Monday: Nathaniel Rateliff “Time Stands” #Music #Musicmonday #NathanielRateliff #AndItsStillAlright

Here’s another song from And It’s Still Alright by Nathaniel Rateliff. I just shared a song from this album two weeks ago, and here we are again. Just so I can attest to how awesome this album is, I’m sharing “Time Stands,” which is ultimately a song about division and change. The music video provides a view of the world during the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine.

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