Don’t only practice your art,but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Devine. …… Ludwig van Beethoven What was Beethoven’s greatest secret? His most prominent secret that he desperately tried to keep from the public and that caused him to be considered extremely eccentric,…… Continue reading Art’s Hidden Devine Secrets!
Amy Barbera’s amazing music news and special thank you video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o01Gt3uzH3Y&t=2s My Friends THANKS To All Of Your Votes My “Make Me A Butterfly” Music Video & Original Song Is The….FINAL 2021 WINNER (1st Quarter) for the Detaron TV Film & Music Video Competition!!! Because I Was The Final Winner Detaron TV Sent Me A…… Continue reading Amy Barbera’s Detaron TV Winner Award – Thank You!
The days of vines and posieswe laughed and skipped away like flower buds at play… Through the meadow toward the outhouse door… A door marked “give me more” that wasn’t there before! The lonely nights disclose a passing breeze… Filled with memories of your golden smiling teeth… That, damn it, introduced me to The days…… Continue reading Those Days of Vines and Posies With You!
A Funny Thingdid indeed happen on the way to San Jose! No! Just a typical day, I say! Do You Know the Way to San Jose Song by Dionne Warwick Burt Bacharach — American composer Do you know the way to San Jose? I’ve been away so long. I may go wrong and lose my…… Continue reading I Was A Typical Teenage Emoji Junkie!
Inspired, as many of my posts are by my wife, Cute Judy Lee, who in her wheelchair did ask: Can you roll me over to my bed? If you please! This has also been an inspiration for a new 21st Century White Spiritual: Now! Imagine if you will that you’re listening to or part of…… Continue reading You! Just Roll Me Over From the Bathroom to My Bed!
DoRee MelNic: Grief Out Loud. Art. And Life Post: Manners & Etiquette: Are They Important to Survival? Remember to say please and thank you, take your shoes off at the door, send a thank you note A Thought to Think on – November 4, 2020 Six of the important characteristics of a civilization may be:…… Continue reading Just An Uncivilized Civilization
Nova Scotia, Canada, July 1971: True beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder, but mainly in the Heart and Soul of the person you see! Real beauty is inner beauty. Even beautiful people feel insecure, especially if they know that their beauty comes only from luck or inheritance. Real Beauty comes from the kind…… Continue reading Real and True Beauty
The first spoken word The first musical note Breaks the silent Shatters oblivion Darkness Ignorance Insensitivity Fright! ************ Fright you say Can be broken By a note? By a word? ************ Yes! You can do little wrong If you shatter The silence With a lyrical song! 🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼🎼 Yes! Music heals and soothes the soul!
A Parody inspired by the song, Killing Me Softly, as sung by Roberta Flack! Peeling off the salami slices with my fingers on bread with brown mustard I thee make Killing me slowing that salami Killing me softly that processed meat Shortening my whole life maybe by years Killing me softly with it’s calories, fat,…… Continue reading Killing Me Softly … With Hard Salami! 🎼…🎸…🎷
Variations on a theme: A dumb one at that! But Lionel Hamster is such a ‘cool’ and clever dude! And ‘soulful’ to boot! It all started with Adolphe Sax, a Belgian instrument inventor. In 1842, he attached a clarinet mouthpiece to a brass creation and named it the saxophone … Now, it is a staple instrument…… Continue reading All That ‘Cool’ Jazz! Once More With Feeling!
Bastardized Elvis Presley Lyrics “Don’t Eat Those Marilyn Monroe Shoes” ************************************** Well, they’re not raw honey They’re tasty like glue They might be yummy gummy But Damnit, Oreo, There My Shoes! But please Don’t you dare Eat those Marilyn Monroe shoes. You can do anything But stay away from Those Marilyn Monroe shoes!!!
A blog conversation with David Redpath, HCMorris77 & Me: David Redpath: I’ll join the band 🎶😎 Thanks! What instrument? Thumbs, drums or just chewing bubblegum? Washboard, of course! “It’s a horse, of course!” Mr Ed. And as this talking horse would say: The washboard and frottoir (from Cajun French “frotter”, to rub) are used as…… Continue reading What Will You Play?
‘Once Upon a Time’ there was Cool Jazz Music …… But the years have definitely passed …… And it’s now all down … No, up that damn hill! But I’m tired and running out of gas! ‘Once Upon a Time’ it seemed that people genuinely cared …… 👻…👻…👻… Yes! Once upon a time, this world…… Continue reading Where Has ‘All That Jazz’ Gone? 🎷🎸🎹
Amy Barbera has a voice so angelic and inspirational it pierces the soul; creating a deep connection between the vocalist and the listener. With each of her original songs, there lies a fusion of power and emotion. The combination of Amy’s talent, voice, lyrics, and melody have come together to create a therapeutic moment for…… Continue reading Of Angels, Butterflies and Music For the Soul!
Amy Barbera’s Song “Flower” Lyrics You’re Blowing In The Wind To and Fro Beautiful Flower To Fragile To Stand. But Don’t You Give Up. Don’t You Wither Away! For You Will Bloom In Full Someday. Trust In The Sun. Bathe In The Rain. Renew Your Soul. For Soon God’s Love Will Heal You, My Friend!…… Continue reading Delicate Flower So Beautiful
The music in my life helps me weather life’s storms. It plays harmonies when I’m awake or asleep with a glorious story to be told. Each song each harmony each melody whether light or whether bold lifts my aching heart calms my restless spirit soothes my weary soul! Butterflies Are Free! 🦋🦋🦋
I posted my best But I guess my posts weren’t good enough Cause here I am: few likes no comments like before Seems nothin’ ever changes I’m back to being friendless Wondering if I ought to blog Or delete and just walk off the WordPress floor Just One Can’t figure what I keep doodling wrong…… Continue reading Just One … Please!
Amy Barbera:Dad here is the new post & video I put up from the ICFF Awards this past Saturday where I was Nominated for “Artists of the Year”… The announcer pronounced my (our) last name wrong in the video as you will see!!!!! AWARDS VIDEO-2020 ICFF AWARDS- AMY BARBERA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3DmxGLXO06I&t=12s ************ AMY’S NEW MUSIC…… Continue reading International Christian Film and Music Festival Awards Ceremony!
In Year 2019 & Early 2020 I Found Out That My “MAKE ME A BUTTERFLY” 🦋 MUSIC VIDEO Was Chosen For Several BIG AWARDS & SELECTIONS For 5 Different Film & Music Festivals All Over The World!!! 🎶😊🏆🌎🎶 I’m Blown Away & So Touched That So Many Of The Festival Judges Selected My Special Music Video & Song! 🎶😊🎶…..…… Continue reading Amy Barbera’s Awards Video
Memories stirred by A Fragile Mind, “Some Sunny Day:” https://afragilemind.home.blog/2019/11/15/some-sunny-day/ Yes ……We’ll meet again Don’t know where Don’t know when But I know we’ll meet again some sunny day … Keep smiling through Just like you always do ‘Til the blue skies Drive the dark clouds far away … *** So will you please say…… Continue reading Yes! …… One Sunny Day!