These are times that try men’s and women’s souls….and I wish they’d try someone else’s. However, things change, especially if people work together to bring it about.

So, thanks to jkkFL’s great suggestion, this week’s theme is about change and transformation. Whether it’s a change of heart or a change of the times, a transformation of one’s life or music, share the music that speaks to you about change.

Anything Goes – Cole Porter

The Times They Are a’ Changin’ – Bob Dylan

Changes – David Bowie

Brand New Day – Sting

Getting Better – The Beatles

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KillgoreTrout
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Return To Forever–Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy;

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Leon Russell–Stranger In A Strange Land;

KillgoreTrout
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Natalie Merchant–Carnival;

KillgoreTrout
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Van Morrison–Into The Mystic;

Buddy McCue
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Mary Magdalene going through some personal changes in Jesus Christ Superstar…

I Don’t Know How To Love Him:

coveark
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coveark

Another favorite……..Long live rock opera…:-)

BlueStateMan
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Toto’s Africa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjbpwlqp5Qw

by Perpetuum Jazzile, performed live at Vokal Xtravaganzza 2008 (October 2008) – arranger Tomaž Kozlevčar.

PatsyT
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98 years ago, this music was such a change that it caused riots in the streets of Paris.

Stravinsky’s music is famous for causing a riot at its premiere. It was a warm spring evening in Paris on May 29, 1913, and Hoffman says the well-heeled crowd at the Champs Élysées Theatre was not ready for jagged rhythms, crunching discord, and the strange jerking of the dancers on stage.

“The ballet was choreographed by the great Nijinsky,” Hoffman says, “and the noise, fighting, and shouting in the audience got so loud, he had to shout out the numbers to the dancers so that they knew what they were supposed to do.”

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=88490677

The Joffrey Ballet’s recreation of the 1913 Nijinsky choreography of Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du printemps.

httpsh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSIGH2s0G-U&feature=related

BlueStateMan
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In Stravinsky’s autobiography, he admitted that Nijinsky was a brilliant dancer.. but a complete flake who had the IQ of a fencepost.

PatsyT
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Hmmm, a one trick pony maybe.
That one talent of dance may have consumed all the rest.

BlueStateMan
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A savant, to be sure.

Khirad
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NIИ – The Becoming
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaX4Ac2-Fww

13/8 time signature, by the way.

Khirad
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LCD Soundsystem – I Can Change

BlueStateMan
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Dr. John & Odetta..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3KoJj4dz2I

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

KillgoreTrout
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This is really good BSM.

KillgoreTrout
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Cassandra Wilson–Redemption Song;

PatsyT
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Thank you KT
That is beautiful!

KillgoreTrout
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As always Patsy, my pleasure.

BlueStateMan
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You’re KILLING me, Kilgore….

Fan FUCKING TASTIC!!!

KillgoreTrout
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I just love her. Her voice is itself an instrument.

KillgoreTrout
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Annie Lennox–I Saved The World Today;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zf052uxFF58

Sorry about the frickin commercial at the beginning!

KillgoreTrout
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King Crimson–21st Century Schizoid Man;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBfCzhYbWBk

Glen Beck comes to mind.

coveark
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coveark

LOL……