Africa Optimism Recalled

Africa Optimism Recalled…

Having never been one of those ‘back to Africa’ types, I’m not really sure why these two songs have been playing in my head for the last few days. Maybe I heard one of them in a commercial, or perhaps one was playing behind something I saw on the news. Either way, they are a reflection of a time when many of us hoped Africa had a brighter future than the one that actually came to pass…

Led Zeppelin - Thank You

Led Zeppelin – Thank You…

From the 1969 “Led Zeppelin II” album, “Thank You” was the first Led Zeppelin song with lyrics written entirely by singer Robert Plant – as a tribute to his then-wife Maureen. It was also the song that signaled to guitarist Jimmy Page that Plant could now handle the majority of the lyrics writing for the band’s songs…

MICA

These Sisters Totally Rock Their Cover Of Disney’s “Let It Go”

I was just blown away when I saw this on my morning news. Hailing from the City of Santiago in the Philippines, the very talented Gollayan sisters go by the name “MICA” (from their initials: Mylene, Irene, Celina and Almira). The video is of their amazing performance on the South Korean television talent show SUPERSTAR K6, singing “Let It Go” from the Disney animated film “Frozen”.

cactuscuties

The Cactus Cuties!

Considering that this video is six years old, I’m amazed I hadn’t heard these wonderful voices before now. I’m so very thankful to my friend Rosie for sharing it on Facebook…