Sister Rosetta Tharpe Live in 1964.

From The Godmother of Rock & Roll: Sister Rosetta Tharpe Live in Manchester, 1964 “I’m singing, oh I’m singing in my soul, when the troubles roll, I sing from morn’ till night, it makes my burdens light…” Sister Rosetta Tharpe — reconstructionist, gospel music’s first superstar, the godmother of rock and roll, “the original […]

Bob Burduwal mago.

Bob Burduwal mago (didgeridoo) played by Raymond Marpin: From Youtube: This mago was used at the recent “Meet the Stars” Didgeridoo Masterclass in Darwin, made by the best mago craftsman we know – Bob Burduwal. And played by one of the finest practitioners of the mago, Raymond Marpin Guyula. Here, Raymond starts with the Mimih song, listen to him and then […]

Does Romance Endure?

I have witnessed enduring romance, timeless tenderness, eternal passion, and yes, even unceasing lust, in my life and times. I am especially honored by my recollections of one very special elderly couple.   For several years, I worked in the home of a local elderly couple as a private nurse. I was often staying there over night.  They asked me to spend my […]