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Hard Day's Night - released this week in UK music history

Here are my versions of 3 songs from the soundtrack.

Hard Day's Night

And I Love Her

Anytime At All


PS Musea is 3 months behind - first time in 24 years. But 200th issue is big.

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 10, 2016 at 10:38am — No Comments

My TeXas Video Showdown has passed 2,000 views - Save Music and Help


Musicians and music lovers. Yesterday my TeXas Video Showdown, Worst video ever made, past the 2,000 views mark.

It is my protest against the 3 CEO’s controlling the music industry and only promoting teen pop.

The Texas Music Office has shown support, among others.

Texas… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on June 4, 2016 at 9:28am — No Comments

Monkees New Release + My 3 from the Monkees

The Monkees just released a new CD, so I thought I'd post my 3 covers of their songs.


Added by Tom Hendricks on May 30, 2016 at 9:07am — No Comments

Nine more entries in the Big Music List (best music of the entire list)

Dear Musea Reader,

We have 9 more entries in the Big List

Best Hank Williams Concert (not by Hank Williams): "Hank Williams The Show He Never Gave, " a 1980 biographical film staring Sneezy Waters. (yt.)

Best Two PIano Showoff: Hazel Scott, from the 1943 film "The Heat's On." plays "Black & White are Beautiful." (yt.)

Best Western Rope Dance: Eleanor Powell, from the 1942 film "I Dood it." (yt.)

Best Dance Lessons On Video:… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 27, 2016 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Net School of Art

Zinesters, Painters, and Musea Readers, Many painters show their art on the net. I am one. And many like me have the net as their major avenue of showing their work. This post is about all artists that join me. We have a new school of art, the Net School of Art. Are you a member?


Added by Tom Hendricks on May 27, 2016 at 9:11am — No Comments

Musea Reading Fund - free money for books for Dallas Readers

The fund has passed $3,000 dollars for the Musea Reading Fund, open to all.


Added by Tom Hendricks on May 14, 2016 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Fair Review Website would Change the Art World


Key to any career in any art form is a fair review - right now you and I can't get one, and only a handful in the world can. Fair reviews online would change all that if done in a way that is set up to help artists instead of make money off of them. See blog for more. Thanks

Added by Tom Hendricks on May 12, 2016 at 2:53pm — No Comments

My 9,000 Poem

Dear Musea Readers,

This week, April 27th, I wrote my 9,000th poem!

That one turned out to be a somewhat long one, so I'd like to print 8,994th which is more fitting and celebratory.


a day

for play.


will have

to wait.



Added by Tom Hendricks on May 1, 2016 at 11:23am — No Comments

Musea #200 Will Be late

My blog has all the reasons my dog ate my homework.

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 27, 2016 at 6:56pm — No Comments

Musea issue #199 - before the big 200

Dear Readers,

The latest issue of Musea, #199 is now online.


This is the CATCH UP issue

Here is info on my latest book release, Downtown With the Book of Renown,

What the TeXas Video Showdown is all about,

Preview of my sci-fi book in progress, Writings in Science, and more.

Coming up next the 200th Issue of Musea!!!

Best wishes,

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Media/Art Monopoly - Worse then Bagdikian could Imagine.

The Bagdikian Interview

FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, rebroadcast an interview with Ben Bagdikian, author of The Media Monopoly.

Listening to the ’95 interview of Ben Bagdikian.

He mentions the danger of owning both distribution and content. The media / art companies has taken that up one step.

They own distribution, content, and reviews of content.

They give themselves great reviews for bad music, books, tv, film, etc. OR

They give… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 19, 2016 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Ben Bagdikian has died.

Ben Bagdikian has died.

That name may not mean much to you, but it does to me. And I think his legacy will mean more and more as time goes by.

He was a journalist who wrote the book The Media Monopoly in 1983. That book, even in the 80's talked about a fast shrinking landscape of who owned the media and the dangers of so few owning so much.

Since then, his concern for an ever shrinking number of major independent news outlets, has gotten worse not better - much… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 12, 2016 at 3:36pm — No Comments

3 Men control all the Music? Yes.

Let's look at the problem with the music industry this way.

There are 3 record companies that control 80% of the business, Warners, Universal, Sony. Each has a president. That's 3 presidents controlling the music industry. 

 Do you think 3 people should determine the fate of 80% of the music business? No of course not, but they do now. The 3 have made it clear,

We only support a generic pop sound. We only promote that type of music, and only for a few. (Swift, Beyonce,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 10, 2016 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

Sayings of Editor Art (recent)

Sayings of Editor Art

Dear Musea Readers,

Here is the latest batch of sayings by Editor Art:


Every good solution continues till it does harm.

I over slept, and under awoke!

Creative People. Others will celebrate them in theory, and oppose everything they do in person.

Stand up for those who stand out.

Lift a finger and vote thumbs up.

Things work both ways. If the media can talk about Hollywood making… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 7, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments

Writings in Science, Possible Covers for my huge sci-fi novel


This may be the largest sci fi novel ever made - if I can finish it.

Writings in Science, history of the future, a novel of stories, essays, poems and plays.

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 4, 2016 at 10:03am — No Comments

Kesha versus Sony


Here is a way for Kesha to get out of her contract with Sony

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 22, 2016 at 9:31am — No Comments

Ace Backwords, has reached his 50th blog post. Musea salutes Ace!

Ace Backwords, the SF. cartoonist has just posted his 50th blog post.

See our blog for more about Ace and his connection to my zine Musea.
Want to know all about the 60's in SF, then his blog is for you.


Added by Tom Hendricks on February 22, 2016 at 9:22am — No Comments

Five Original Love Songs for your Valentine's Day

Valentines Day deserves some original love songs. Take a listen.

From Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar.



Don't Give Up On Love


Grey Green Eyes…


Added by Tom Hendricks on February 14, 2016 at 10:14am — No Comments

Mini comix article

Thanks to Scott Krakowski for sharing this link about mini comics.


Added by Tom Hendricks on February 8, 2016 at 9:01am — No Comments

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