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Author:  Brian
E-mail:  bjhighley56@btinternet.com
Date:  1/14/2016 9:12:11 AM
Subject:  Goodnight - How would you say farewell?
Message:  There's been much media chatter these past few days about David Bowie's passing: his song 'Lazarus' seems to be a very deliberate and knowing farewell. I admire his determination not to follow the crowd and his search for privacy in his later years - not unlike someone we all know!

Mickey's rendition of 'Goodnight' on 'Blue To This Day' was, I think, a fabulous farewell: the addition of 'Beautiful Dreamer',the short clip of 'Amen For Old Friends' and especially Mickey saying, "Alright..." between the sections of the song; reassuring, comforting and at ease.

Which song would be your most fitting farewell? I think I'd have my own song, ' Whisper My Name (2)': not a vain choice, I promise; it speaks about my life's loves - Gwyneth (my wife), Mickey and Jesus.

'...Well, the rain just touched the flower in the meadow
But the rain alone won't make the flowers grow...'



 Goodnight - How would you say farewell? by Brian  at 1/14/2016 9:12:11 AM
 Re: Goodnight - How would you say farewell? by aussiedave at 1/23/2016 9:49:13 PM

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