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Tom Hendricks's Blog – July 2012 Archive (12)

Musea Art Quiz for the Week

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Drive ins are making a modest comeback (unlike most regular theaters, you can smoke, drink, and kids can run wild!) Started in 1933, drive-ins reached their highest number - over 4,000 - in what year?

IS 1958

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems your speaker wasn't on!

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 30, 2012 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Second Song enters Neil Young Protest Song Chart

Dear Readers,

I have a second song on the Neil Young Protest Song Chart. Look to the NEW LISTINGS on the far right top corner. My song is PEACE SIGN. The other song of mine is at #23 AOL CAN GO AND TANK TOMORROW. The new song is from my 6-th CD. See what you think.

Neil Young Protest Song Chart is at http://www.neilyoung.com/lwwtoday/lwwsongspage.html

Tom

MUSIC, 6 full CD’s of free Post-Bands…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 30, 2012 at 8:51am — No Comments

The music sounds the same because it is the same

Dear Readers,

Patrick Simonelli sent me this science report on recent mainstream music - it really does all sound the same - not opinion - fact. And the story brings forward what I have found in comparing my recordings with the majors. Mine are recorded at normal volume, the majors have their volumes ramped up to way in the 'red'. Take a look.…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 29, 2012 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Poems written in July

Poems written in July 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [For a work in progress, I call 'Writings In Science']

bigger worlds

above

smaller worlds

below

2.

this dirt trail

through the hills

breaks into

many paths

3. [She wrote in her diary]

He grabbed a branch

and snapped a twig.

That was the last

I saw of him.

4. [A favorite, though I have no…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 21, 2012 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest for the Week - test your art smarts

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

This door to door book salesman included a sample of perfume with any books sold. Soon the perfume became more enticing than the books. Name this book salesman and the company he started. Clue: He LOVED Shakespeare.

IS Avon, founder David H. McConnell. BTW Avon is doing very well in Brazil.

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems no one was home!

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 18, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

Fixing MacArthur's Park lyrics

Look to left field and outside the box for this one -  Remember that long big song classic from the 60's called MacArthur's Park?  Well I think most people will agree that the tune is GREAT but the lyrics are... well... GOOFY. So I'm writing new lyrics. Soon you can sing along with them and compare them with the original. Stay tuned....

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 14, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Musea Editor on the Economy in 8 Quotes - Musea E-mail Club #545

Resident quote maker and editor of the 20 year old zine Musea, Art S ReVolutionary, has some words about the current economic crisis. Here are EIGHT quotes:

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The paradigm is shifting from conservative versus liberal to corporations versus democracy.

If corporations are people - then draft them - front line infantry!

On the media: Covering the scandal of the few or issues of the millions.

Nothing frightens mega-corporations…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 14, 2012 at 9:31am — No Comments

Musea Zine Weekly Art Contest to test your Art Smarts

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Five towers are replacing the World Trade Center. The tallest, "One World Trade Center", is scheduled to be finished next year. How tall will it be? Clue: Happy July Fourth everyone!

IS (including it's antenna) 1,776 Feet tall - which is also the year when the Declaration of Independence was signed - thus the connection to the clue, "Happy July Fourth"

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems Tories are still…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 10, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments

Two guitar pieces written in the Spanish Style

Here are two of my instrumentals - both with that great Spanish style of guitar. Let me know what you think. They are from recent CD's of mine.

Spanish Melody part 1

http://music.hunkasaurus.com/spanish1.mp3

Spanish Melody part 2

http://music.hunkasaurus.com/spanish.mp3

For these and many more see

my 6 full CD's of free Post-Bands Music…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 9, 2012 at 9:32am — No Comments

Poems written in Late June 2012

Poems written late in June 2012

These are more esoteric than most recent ones I've written.

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1.

I see the Moon

in my soup bowl

stir, stir, stir, but

it won't mix in!

2.. [From a poem collection on a mystical place called Blue Mountain]

We think there's a madman (?) that roams the mountain

and wears a blue cloak to hide in it's rocks.

that spins his edicts on cloud…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 7, 2012 at 9:21pm — No Comments

One Thousand Reviews (From Musea Vaults)

Want reviews on everything - or most everything connected to the arts?

http://musea.wordpress.com/2012/07/06/one-thousand-reviews-from-the-musea-vaults/

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 6, 2012 at 5:56pm — No Comments

Tension Twosome (kids poems from the Musea Vaults)

Here are two recent kids poems of mine that I’ll collectively call a ‘Tension Twosome’. (For more such kids poetry see my book “Moon Tea”)

SHOT OUT OF A CANNON

She is the woman

shot out of a cannon

that never came down

that never came down



it’s very uncommon

but life goes on and

crowds shift about

crowds shift about



tension smacks the atmosphere

a little bit here a little bit there

‘seems not right that she’d disappear’……

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 2, 2012 at 9:14am — No Comments

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