After the passing of last year and a new one long before us, it’s made think of life itself, and being. This weekend’s music thread is about life, the afterlife, being and existence. I have posted songs that make us slow down and think, stop to smell the roses, and just indulge ourselves in wonder. I’m thinking also of songs about the cosmos and Karma.
Cosmic Karma has taken billions of years,
It’s the sharp bright twinkling of the stars
In the blackness and the void.
It’s all the suns and moons and planetary hosts.
It’s all the beings and plants so close, and
Sea sunny scents on the shores of vast oceans.
It’s a newborn’s cry and an old man’s sigh.
It’s looking upwards to the sky
While never needing why.
So pick you favorites, the ones that make you wonder or the ones that give you hope and a sense of awe.
One of my faves. Funny but surprisingly deep.[img]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_J5rBxeTIk[/img]
Ha Funk, I love it.
KT, I thought we needed a little Patti Page. I was a little bitty girl and I remember loving to listen to her. I think I had some Paper-dolls of her.
Sally, Patti Page sung a song called “Old Cape Cod!” This song, I believe, was the inspiration for a family vacation, when I was young. My folks took a vacation and drove from Ohio to the cape. It was wonderful. They bought a modest house there when my dad retired. I have spent many a wonderful day there.
KT, I am glad I brought a wonderful memory back to you today! This is the song that is on the cartoon that pays tribute to Ms. Page in this Sunday’s Funnies. I guess that is the one for you this week! (Now as a little girl my favorite was “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window”) I have to admit that these did bring tears to my eyes, her voice, her style and the memories I have. Good memories!
Absolutely Sally. Wonderful music, about the good in life. So different from so much “music,” today. A really enchanted time.
Wonderful Sally. I used to spend time with my grandma, and this song was really popular then. There was a petty girl that lived next door, and I used to stand outside her window and sing Moon River! Way before have ever heard of Shakespeare! Ah, how great is youth!
Kitaro – Heaven and Earth
Kitaro – Cosmic Love
Ramsey Lewis – Cast Your Fate to the Wind
Awesome choices Kalima! Kitaro is truly wonderful, and Ramsey Lewis is some really nice jazz!
Happy New Year KT, hope it will be a good one for you.
The song “Cast Your Fate to The Wind” has been buzzing around my head for the last few days, no idea why.
Kitaro remains an all time favorite in our house and brings back many memories of lazy afternoons when the world seemed a much easier and safer place to live in.
Happy new Year to you and yours (and the tribe). Maybe there is some sort of synchronicity going on! 😉
“synchronicity” maybe, or it could be that there have been very strong and bitterly cold winds here. Strong enough one night to have blown me to another universe if I hadn’t held on to our post box. 😀
Ha, sounds like New England during a “Nor Easter!? Them North Atlantic winds can be brutal. I hope you’re keeping warm.
I’m wearing two pairs of everything KT, should be ok.
Now I had better start lunch. Have a good what is left of your evening and thanks for the great Music Threads.
My pleasure Kalima. I really do enjoy it.