#145 The Who – Tommy

The Who is not a band I am looking forward to listening to again.  Before I listen to the album Tommy I will say that Pete Townshend is the talented member of the band. He wrote almost the whole rock opera that tells the story about a “deaf, dumb and blind” boy. Like The Beatles, The […]

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1001 Albums #37

A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector is a ridiculous addition to 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. I read in the beginning of the book that Saturday Night Fever is excluded from the book because it is not one artist. This is not one artist. It is one producer with several of the artists he was producing at the time. This album was a way for Spector to squeeze more money out of the […]

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1001 Albums #1

When I started looking at the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die I realised that there are so many albums I have never heard of and so many albums that I have no interest in listening to at all. And I thought I have loved music all my life, but I have […]

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Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière

Finally, i made it to Basilque Notre-Dame de Fourvière. My friends (Tim and Carol) are here in Lyon for a visit, so we have been doing some sight-seeing, drinking excellent wine and enjoying the best food in the world, especially the French bread and cheese. The Basilique is locate above Vieux Lyon and has a […]

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Fete des Lumieres

If you read this and there are many mistakes, then forgive me because i am very sleepy. i was up late last night and will be for the next three nights. Why you ask? Because Lyon has a festival every year at this time, which is four days (rather nights) long. Fête des lumières (Festival of […]

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Aya Sofya

On the second day we took a trip to Aya Sofya. i don’t usually like going into castles, museums and churches. i’ve seen so many since moving to Europa that i could go the rest of my life without seeing another and it would make me very happy. i think they all start to look […]

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