Amie – Pure Prairie League

The 1972 classic.

Amie what you want to do?
I think I could stay with you
For a while, maybe longer if I do …

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Thanks Ron.

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Bohemian Rhapsody – my review

Loved it.

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury was terrific.

I’ve been a fan of the band since 1974. Ron Shewchuk rang me up and told me to rush over to his place to listen to Queen II. I was blown away. They were so outrageous. So creative.

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I saw it on London’s biggest Imax screen. Great sound!

The film received a mixed critical reception; its direction, screenplay and historical inaccuracies were criticized, but the Live Aid sequence and cast, particularly Malek’s performance as Mercury, received unanimous praise.

Farrokh Bulsara (5 September 1946 – 24 November 1991), known professionally as Freddie Mercury, was born of Parsi descent on Zanzibar, and grew up there and in India before moving with his family to Middlesex, England, in his late teens. He formed Queen in 1970 with guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor.

best fireworks I’ve ever seen

Victoria Park London.

A Guy Fawkes celebration set to music inspired by the science-fiction novel Frankenstein, which was first published two centuries ago.


I only found out about it because thousands of people were trooping past my hostel. The street was closed.

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That was only one of many Bonfire Night celebrations in London.

Duets (2000 film)

Jane and I both remembered this film fondly. We convinced Brian he should see it.

It was cheesier than I recalled. Paul Giamatti strong as the most important actor.

Duets has some charm. I liked Gwyneth Paltrow back then in films like this and Shallow Hal (2001).

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Duets is a 2000 American road trip film ….

The motion picture features an ensemble cast co-starring Gwyneth PaltrowPaul GiamattiMaria BelloScott SpeedmanAndre BraugherHuey Lewis and Angie Dickinson, among others

The movie “revolves around the little known world of karaoke competitions and the wayward characters who inhabit it. …