OK, blame it on Elvis Costello. He wrote, "Writing about music is like dancing about architecture—it’s a really stupid thing to want to do." So one creative soul, Lisa Otter, started a blog project called Dancing about Architecture, and now a whole bunch of people are writing about their favorite songs, mostly one every day.
Me, I don't have that kind of stamina. So I won't be producing as much as that august group, but will emulate them by writing about the music that has meant the most to me, one post per day, for one month only—September. (Get it? "Not august"? September?)
Each post will have at least one YouTube video (most will have a whole bunch of them), and many will have lyrics. I'll often have two versions of the same song, or a couple of songs that are related to one another somehow. And if I can pull it off, I hope each day's song will be linked in some way to the previous day's. We'll see.
I don't have time for this, I really don't. Damn that Indigo Bunting.
My Other Blogs
Notes from the Dreamtime is my primary blog. It's subtitled "Thoughts on Shamanism and Paleolithic Spirituality, Depression, Sex and Sexuality, Body Image, and the Medicine Wheel as a Universal Map of the Human Psyche." Please check it out.
50 Words, 210 People was a nifty writing experiment, now completed, in which I wrote exactly fifty words a day about 210 different people who had touched my life in some way.