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“The empty vessel makes the greatest sound”*…


Hours of fun!

* Shakespeare, Henry V (quoting a proverbial saying often attributed to Plato)


As we become one with the Cosmos, we might recall that it was on this date in 1966 that Capitol Records released the Beach Boys’ “Good Vibrations.”  Reputedly the most expensive single ever produced to that date, it’s in any case true that composer and producer Brian Wilson is credited with a huge step forward in the use of the recording studio as an “instrument” in its creation  The record was the Beach Boys’ third #1 song in the U.S. (their first in the U.K.) and has been included in both the Grammy and the Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.



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October 10, 2015 at 1:01 am

Extreme Ballet…

With thanks to reader MKM, “The ‘Great Chinese State Circus,’  performing a section of “Swan Lake”:

As we marvel at miraculous muscle control, we might recall that it was on this date that Mary Mark and the Funky Bunch hit #1 on the Billboard chart,  The once and future Mark Wahlberg broke through with a cover of Brian Wilson’s “Good Vibrations.”

Mark, in the Identity with which he wasn’t Bo(u)rn(e)… (source)

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