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AdLib On July - 9 - 2011

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

Categories: Music Thread

Written by AdLib

My motto is, "It is better to have blogged and lost hours of your day, than never to have blogged at all."

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  1. Return To Forever--Hymn Of The Seventh Galaxy;

  2. Santana--Europa;

    The changes are in the music.

  3. Leon Russell--Stranger In A Strange Land;

  4. Natalie Merchant--Carnival;

  5. Van Morrison--Into The Mystic;

  6. Buddy McCue says:

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

    I Don’t Know How To Love Him:

  7. BlueStateMan says:

    Toto’s Africa

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

  8. PatsyT says:

    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.”


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

  9. Khirad says:

    NIИ -- The Becoming

    13/8 time signature, by the way.

  10. Khirad says:

    LCD Soundsystem -- I Can Change

  11. BlueStateMan says:

    Pink Floyd


  12. BlueStateMan says:

    Dr. John & Odetta..

    Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

  13. Cassandra Wilson--Redemption Song;

  14. Annie Lennox--I Saved The World Today;

    Sorry about the frickin commercial at the beginning!

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