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FOR WHAT IT’S WORTH

Posted: 19th October 2016 by We-Enhance in Beatles, Hong Kong, Music
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By Hans Ebert The grass is always greener on the other side. That’s the thinking anyway when that restless heart takes over and impulsive decisions that have been going through one’s head for many years finally makes one want to beat a hasty retreat from the disappointment of those you loved and lost and the [...]

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By Hans Ebert After an overkill of importance placed on the Super Bowl Half-time show, this, too, has now come and gone. Though realising that one had to be there to fully understand and appreciate the pomp and ceremony of the occasion, for television audiences not knowing anything about the teams playing and, depending on [...]

When Stephen Stills wrote For What It’s Worth and Neil Young chronicled the events of Kent State in Ohio, they were using their art to speak out on what was happening around them, how it was affecting their generation and getting their messages across through the power of music. Were these and what Dylan and [...]

“There’s something happening here, what it is isn’t exactly clear/There’s a man with a gun over there, telling me I’ve gotta beware…” Stephen Stills wrote that just as Neil Young was to later write “Ohio” and John Lennon asked us to Imagine and Give Peace A Chance before having the balls to write that “Woman [...]

Remember Herbie Hancock receiving a Grammy for Record Of The Year. That was also a WTF Moment as Amy Winehouse was supposed to be a dead cert to win.  But as it was Herbie Hancock, Legend, and a “jazz” album and which was his interpretations of Joni Mitchell songs- another legend- many accepted it. How [...]