Archive for the ‘classics’ Category

Big LIst Updates 12/18

December 11, 2018

Big List Updates 12/18

Best Out of Tune, Great Song, Willie Griffin, “I Love You”. (yt.)

Best, What a single guitar and voice can do – love song, Anthony Baugh, “Angel”.

Best, What a piano and voice can do – love song, Alayna Mosteller, “Love is Forever”.

Best Singer/Guitar accompaniment duo, Sara Niemietz and Snuffy Walden (yt.)

Best Mann-Weil song you haven’t heard, “Shape of Things to Come” from the movie, Wild in the Streets. (yt.)

Best vocal gymnastics in a rock and roll song, Jackie Wilson, “Reet Petite”. (yt.)

Best Big Band cover of an Everly Brothers classic, Ray Charles, “Bye Bye Love” (yt.)

Best rural novelty song, Bobby Darin, “Everything’s OK” (yt.)

Best Environment Song from the 60’s. Spirit, “Nature’s Way.” (yt.)

Best Fantasy Single from the Uniques, “All These Things/ I’ll Do Anything.”

Best Music Idea: Start a series of records and videos featuring the most talented Kid Musicians online on FB or YT.

Best Drum intro, John Bonham of Led Zeppelin to “Moby Dick” (yt.)

Best pre Z Z Top single with two great sides, American Blues, “Your Love Is True” / “Say So” (yt.)

Best Merseybeat Staple, Richie Barrett, “Some Other Guy” (yt.)

The RECAP issue, #204

November 19, 2018

Dear Reader,

The new issue of Musea #204 is out at the usual suspected places, been mailed to the usual suspects, and will be online at the slightly suspicious Musea website soon!

This issue is the RETROGRADE Issue, a recap of the last 25 years and 203 issues that went before. Lots of surprises here for every reader, from the casual to the faithful!

Look and see what you think. Comments welcome.

Tom Hendricks – editor.

Name that Classic Song

August 27, 2018

Dear Readers,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bVCoGNIZMR0

This is a live recording of a 60s classic that I liked to play in my Box Office Concerts, but I never got around recording it in my 150 song OUTSIDE THE BOX set of 9CDs – now streaming everywhere.

Can you name it, and the group that made if famous?

See what you think, vote thumbs up, and share if you like.

My youtube channel is TomHendricksMusea

Tom

Pedal Park

July 30, 2018

Have you ever seen a collection of vintage pedal cars at an antiques mall, or on a youtube video? Aren’t they wonderful?

What about a park for them, a Pedal Park?

My suggestion is that someone set up a landscaped park with a maze of mini roads throughout, that allows pedal cars to go from a starting point, meander through a maze of mini roads, and end up back where they started.

The road would be one way, but there would be a place or two where the cars would have to come to a stop and allow cross traffic to pass.

The child and parents would start at the parking ‘garage’ where you could rent for your child, the pedal car of his/her choice. They would be lined up, each in their own pint sized parking space.

There should be all kinds of styles of pedal cars: cars, trucks, service vehicles, the works. Everything from a fancy luxury car, to fire engines. It would be best if no two were alike!

The customer would rent a car for one trip through the park from start to finish.

There would also be pit stops along the way where parents could sit at a bench and watch, or trails along the road where they could walk close behind their kids. There also should be a refreshment stand for snacks.

What do you think of Pedal Park?

Hard Science in WIS Sci-fi Novel

February 19, 2018

Science Hypotheses from the Sci-fi novel, “Writings in Science, a History of the Future”

This sci-fi novel is big with not only lots of adventure stories, but hard science ideas. Here are some of the key ones.

1 The origin of life. Suggestion that the daily cycle of UV forced chemical selection with life the most stable reaction. (Also a daily wet, dry cycle too). Genetic coding was first for ” Double Stability”. That is stability that keeps what works, and adjusts what needs work in that environment. That is the main reason for coding and for our genomes.

2. Carrying the Baby concept. Hominids being bipedal allowed mothers to carry, caress, and soothe the baby. This mother child bounding may have led to the faster evolution of language and intelligence.

3. Why do we sleep? The main reason, besides resetting the digestive system, and building memory, is for the bodies immune system to attack any infection, mostly in the gut (73%), the mouth (23%) and the skin.

4. The Stream of Consciousness method of teaching is a way to educated many times faster than the current systems. SOC.

5. People Power, a low tech power source anywhere there are people, such that there is never an emergency where there is not power.

6. New type of selection, the transfer of gut bacteria from mother to newborn child.

7. The emotions of fear and anger evolved out of the defense system against infection in the gastrointestinal tract. Anger from gut infection. Fear from mouth infection. This ties directly to why we have overweight or underweight problems.

8. The idea that the nervous system is made up of separate parts that are often in conflict, lead to an internal civil war of conflicting unconscious drives, and that solving this inner trauma resolves many outer social problems. The idea that there is a somewhat separate nervous system for each of the 3 germ layers in bilateria.

9. Thermal regulation decreases mutations.

10. There is a direction in evolution, and it is toward better catabolic and anabolic processes. Catabolic and anabolic chemical processes evolved, but did not blend. Negative mutation on one side may be minimized by a positive aspect on the other. A positive mutation on one side may support a positive change on the other.

11. Selection Pressure Model:
The greater the selection pressure – directional or diversifying selection – the greater the speed of evolution in the area of the selection pressure, AND
the lower the selection pressure – stabilizing selection – the lower the speed of evolution in the area of the selected pressure. Or in simple terms, nothing changes until it’s forced to.

12. Separation anxiety or stranger anxiety, may be the reflection of the biological loss of breast milk in the infant. Separation anxiety may be the infant’s separation from breast milk to ‘stranger’ first foods and liquids. Stranger anxiety may be the reflection of the infants immune system’s response to first solids or first infection.

13.There may be selection pressure within the body itself. Kwashiorkor, a disease caused by lack of protein, where the body competes for what protein is left, seems to support this.

14.The reason for our sweet tooth may be connected to the fact that sugar brings quick energy, and it is the easiest and fastest food to digest.


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