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11 Obscure References in Classic Songs—Explained!

But even if you know all the words, do you know what they were about? 1. "You’re So Vain," Carly Simon “You had one eye in the mirror as you watched yourself gavotte.” The gavotte is a French folk dance that was popular in the late 16th century. 2. “Some people call me Maurice, ‘cause I speak of the pompatus of love.” “Pompatus” is, indeed, a made-up word, but Mr. 3, 4, and 5. “Traveling in a fried-out Kombi” ... This tune is full of Australian slang, which is what made much of it indecipherable to those of us above the Equator. Vegemite is an Aussie favorite—a spreadable paste made from brewer’s yeast, vegetables, wheat, and some assorted spices.

Chunder is what a lot of folks do after consuming too much beer, or other alcohol, or spoiled food, or during a bout of the flu. Music.


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Recent research has dated his Micrologus to 1025 or 1026; since Guido stated in a letter that he was thirty-four when he wrote it,[1] his birthdate is presumed to be around 991 or 992. His early career was spent at the monastery of Pomposa, on the Adriatic coast near Ferrara. While there, he noted the difficulty that singers had in remembering Gregorian chants. Guido is credited with the invention of the Guidonian hand,[2][3] a widely used mnemonic system where note names are mapped to parts of the human hand. The computer music notation system GUIDO music notation is named after him and his invention. See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] Stevie Wonder Official Site. Bob Dylan Songs. Cowboy Junkies. Lee Harvey Osmond and The Good Family nominated for Sirius XM Indie Awards We're excited to announce that two Latent artists have been nominated for 2014 Sirius XM Indie awards: Lee Harvey Osmond in the Roots Category and The Good Family in the Country Category.

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Carole King's Gershwin Prize Awarded By President Barack Obama - The Huffington Post

Two days after much of Moore, Okla., was flattened by a powerful tornado that killed 24 people, Obama pledged anew that the nation will assist with the town's recovery and rebuilding for as long as it takes. "Eventually, life will go on and new memories will be made. New laughter will come. New songs will be sung," he said during a tribute concert for King in the East Room of the White House. "And that's often why we turn to music during trying times, for comfort and for inspiration, and sometimes just for a good diversion. " Calling her a "living legend," Obama presented King with this year's Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, an award given by the Library of Congress.

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