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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

  That Rocket Ship song

I have one song that channels all the joy and rage and grief I barely contain. sometimes I just have to get it out of me, so I can keep moving on.

Angel Bidinost sat in tonight, channeling all that heavy stuff through her wailing flute, for this version of my song, Falling Free and Flying High. Click on that link to have a listen. I've been closing my set with it on Open Mic nights at Coquitos, the guy that usually plays with me (James Sedgewick, who has some great stuff I will post one of these days) refers to it as "that Rocket Ship song". I don't usually leave space for 3 solos in the song, but I was really digging Angel's flute...

Additionally, for that "Darker side of the rainbow" experience, you can press play on the video above on the "All we ever needed was a rocket ship" line, in the chorus right after the third verse (The one that starts after "Rhysling and me, we watched every launch").

Someday I hope to have the tools to do the video to this song properly.

With all the trillions of dollars being thrown around the banking system this month, we could have gone to the moon hundreds of times, and gone beyond.

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