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Schubert's unfinished symphony

Such a gorgeous piece of music.



I'd put Schubert up with Beethoven for master of the melody.

Check out Warren Zevon's cover

His backup band is REM.

Peter Hammill - Hemlock

From time to time, I browse my collection to find albums I haven't listened to very much, for whatever reason. Often I find new favorites, or at least some undiscovered gems. Like this one...

Peter Hammill (lead vocalist for Van der Graaf Generator) is certainly an acquired taste. This is serious, difficult music. But, if you're a fan of progressive rock or progressive metal (Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Dream Theater) give it a try. Not only does it sound like nothing else out there, the lyrics are incredibly timely:

"The earth is flat, and pigs can fly, swallow hard, and believe the lies!"


Happy belated birthday Lucinda!

One of my favorites.



And, Tom Petty's excellent cover:

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