Monday, 21 September 2020

JOHN HEATON: The Beatles’ Most Momentous Days in the ‘60s


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LEONARD COHEN EN PASSANT

Speaking on French TV in 1994, Cave said: “I discovered Leonard Cohen with 'Songs of Love and Hate'. I listened to this record for hours in a friend's ...

Leonard Cohen's vast and expansive career was as unpredictable as it was incredible. The late musician remained active for 60 years after beginning ...

Listen to Aimee Mann's haunting cover of Leonard Cohen's 'Avalanche'. It serves as the theme song for HBO's true-crime docu-series 'I'll Be Gone ...

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FRANK ZAPPA: Re-visiting the porn wars

35 years ago the Senate held hearings on rock lyrics. It was a First Amendment showdown for the ...
It's become known as the "PMRC Senate hearing" or the "Tipper Gore-Frank Zappa hearing" or the "rock-porn hearing." To me, they'll always be the ...

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GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: America - Ventura Highway

  


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THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

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"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

SEPTEMBER 2020,AUSTIN,TEXAS
STREETS ARE DESERTED WHEN SHOPS ARE CLOSED
"Revival of Downtown" a Noble Aim
Bicycles now have Pandemic Cycle Lanes
Parking no problem-park anywhere!
People are home,in their Homeland/Home Office ,eye-strained
when seeking to connect -for business or fun
Even HAAM is online-all Festivals gone
Rents still high as bankruptcies rise
First go the small,the fragile,the weak
Then the giants,high-rise ,who need
a customer base (but they are defunct)-
as businesses de-funded,go belly up.
Now the homeless are many and their presence seen and heard
YOU MAY BE NEXT! is the warning and word
More unemployed ,furloughed,dismissed or on leave
And Downtown a Ghost Town.Who grieves?
We have AMAZON and HULU and NETFLIX for dreams
Maybe next virtual generation will sell better virtual dreams.
Want to make money?Sell better batteries..

Sunday, 20 September 2020

Paul McCartney Breaks Down His Most Iconic Songs | GQ


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Leonard Cohen's Theories on Life, Democracy & the Future | MTV Full 1993 Interview


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GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: जीवन की सच्चाई है इस भजन में || Lord Ram Bhajan || Ram Bhakti || Ram Bhajan 2020

 Being Sunday I always post sacred music. The name of the deity may change, or even the deity Him/Herself but the spirit remains the same.

THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

STREETS ARE DESERTED WHEN SHOPS ARE CLOSED
"Revival of Downtown" a Noble Aim
Bicycles now have Pandemic Cycle Lanes
Parking no problem-park anywhere!
People are home,in their Homeland/Home Office ,eye-strained
when seeking to connect -for business or fun
Even HAAM is online-all Festivals gone
Rents still high as bankruptcies rise
First go the small,the fragile,the weak
Then the giants,high-rise ,who need
a customer base (but they are defunct)-
as businesses de-funded,go belly up.
Now the homeless are many and their presence seen and heard
YOU MAY BE NEXT! is the warning and word
More unemployed ,furloughed,dismissed or on leave
And Downtown a Ghost Town.Who grieves?
We have AMAZON and HULU and NETFLIX for dreams
Maybe next virtual generation will sell better virtual dreams.
Want to make money?Sell better batteries..

Friday, 18 September 2020

FOR THOSE OF YOU KIND ENOUGH TO BE INTERESTED IN MYDAY JOB: On the Track (of Unknown Animals) #116 (Werewolves, British wolves, wolf/fox hybrids, a crashed UFO)


Here we have the 34th episode of the relaunched webTV show by the Centre for Fortean Zoology, written and presented by Jon Downes and Charlotte Phillipson, their families and other animals. And it is a special non-standard episode, but we are living in special, non-standard times! In the new look OTT; we will try to keep the montly episodes to half an hour, but in between the scheduled episodes will be others - OTTXtra. So hold on, its gonna be a bumpy ride. And so far the bumpy ride seems to be a success: viewing figures are noticeably up, and the reactions we are getting seem very positive. This episode contains: • Jon and Charlotte chat remotely • A werewolf at the door • An explanation • British wolves • Hybridisation • Wolf/fox hyb rids and a book about Hawkwind • Dr Max Blake and Richard Freeman • On the trail of a crashed UFO • An out of place humanoid • predictable hippy humour • How to help us • Changes at OTT • The team says goodbye until next time _________________________________ Links for this episode: Find out more about WWN https://tinyurl.com/rchokh9 Buy the Yearbook (c'mon, please) https://tinyurl.com/vtppmrv _________________________________ Some useful contacts: CFZ Website www.cfz.org.uk CFZ Patreon https://www.patreon.com/CFZ OTT on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OnTheTrack/ Jon on Twitter @cfzjon CFZ Blog Network https://forteanzoology.blogspot.co.uk/ CFZ Publications http://cfzresources.com/publishing/ CFZtv https://www.youtube.com/user/cfztv CFZ Next Generation Initiative https://www.facebook.com/groups/29796...

BARBARA DICKSON TV SPECIAL / INTERVIEW (2018)


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Interview On Plane AMERICA 1970s


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Leonard Cohen interview (2001)


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GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: 1:02 / 2:58 Captain Beefheart & Magic Band - Sure 'nuff 'n Yes I do - Midem Festival Cannes, France 1-27-68

 

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THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

CONTINUANCE
EVERY MORNING,GRATITUDE &GRACE
Review the changes,adjust the gains-
We are still here.All is still possible.
Elders /Ancestors as examples
of what (not) to do in our time
Allies,accomplices enjoin us-
Life is not a crime.The forms it takes
extend us in our life.We move like waves
Wave to birds and satellites.At night-stars and moon
seem stationary when we are still.Only when we move
do we notice -the way we see things changes too.This is
a moving experience-like every uncounted breath
Every action,every leaf of the World Tree
We are still growing.Branches of families.Nests of birds.
Even our roots sing underground.Sound meets silence-
and choral harmonies abound.Hear them?

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Hawkwind Interview, ( Dave Brock ) London, December 2002


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JOHN HEATON: The Beatles in Mono Discussion


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LEONARD COHEN: Estate sues Republican Party

Leonard Cohen's estate set to sue the US Republican Party for using 'Hallelujah'
Seeing as how Donald Trump has made a career out of being a fucking crook, it's not all that surprising that he used Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' ...

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GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: Arthur Brown and Kingdom Come - (Eternal) Internal Messanger

  


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THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

EVERY LINE IS A SILVER KEY
To the gold lock of a page
that opens up worlds
you can see,feel,touch and know
You can go anywhere in time
and space is no race/just a place'
that welcomes your applied imaginings
Active is this-the bliss of reading
To sedate or incite new dreams each night
or offer morning delights,or afternoon distractions
Every Book is a FORTHCOMING ATTRACTION
Also an addiction-read one author
then all by her!Leading on to others
who influenced or were influenced by this author.
There is no end to this-bliss of reading
opens new Paradises.The only entrance is your willingness
to voyage beyond the borders of your worlds
embracing the unknown,awaiting you now
in every Diamond line of every Golden book
in your Platinum shining world,your eyes now open
and opening to more.NOW READ ON>>>

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

MORE FROM YESterdays

Yes, “The Game” from 'Heaven and Earth' (2014): YESterdays
Alan White's approach also gives “The Game” a first-take feel, as if Yes was going to take a few more passes and replace the drums with the finished ...

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GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: Paul McCartney - Back In Brazil (Behind The Scenes)

 


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THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

   Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

BERNIE SANDERS IS MY MENSCH
CONSISTENT ALL HIS LIFE
He has been for equality,peace and human rights
He has bravely stood up in this fight
Peacefully demonstrated,violently treated
Persisting  in his peaceful means.
Twice he ran for President
Twice he fell upon his sword
for less qualified candidates,for sure
what he really wanted was to ensure
that progressive policies might be employed
for his children and grandchildren's  lives
In these days,when to be alive /is our beginning ambition
He continues to remonstrate for our education
in the ways of populist manifestation
Vermont is better for having him
Mensch of a good example then
Bernie Sanders gets my vote Zen!
'

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