Rest in peace, gentleman rocker, you were one of a kind.
The world lost Ziggy Stardust today. He never seemed to be “of this earth”, and has left us a legacy of innovation, creativity, and vision.
This is an excerpt from an older blog post.
American Express once used Simon and Garfunkle’s “America” in their ads, a beautiful, poetic song from 1968.
An even better, more intense version of this one came from the genius that is David Bowie, a native of England who was transplanted in New York.
It comes from the Concert for New York City, shortly after the tragedy of September 11, 2001.
Seated cross-legged on a dimly-lit stage, playing rhythm on a simple keyboard, the mood, the sentiment; I love just about everything on this video.
There were so many healing moments that artists provided at that time; for me, this was one of them. Powerful.
Brilliant song writing with an amazing and appropriate interpretation. Music at its best.