Don Zerilli Mooradian

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Set Your Imagination Free, See a Different World

Some people can envision unique connections where others see ordinary objects. Sometimes it is the imagination. Sometimes our minds are prompted with drugs. Sometimes it is just learning to see … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Leonard Cohen Sings Himself to Sleep

I have spent many a night with Leonard Cohen—not just listening to his music but seemingly with him in the very same room as his somnolent voice drifted in from … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Brasil 66 Delivers Rowdy and Smooth Vibes

Keeping with the Rio Olympics theme, here is Sergio Mendez & Brasil 66. Again, remember this music shared the AM charts with The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Beach Boys, Motown, … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dle Yaman: Song Echoes the Soul of Armenia

I don’t know how I found this song but once I did I realized that, indeed, it did sound like the very soul of Armenia. It is said that it … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

What’s so funny? Well, practically everything.

Because I am not a professional comedian, I cannot tell you with any certainty when or how it was that I got my first laugh. By “got” I mean consciously … Continue reading

April 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mad Men Deserves a Real Finale

Mad Men’s Don Draper could still be alive today. The AMC show is set in the 1960s and Draper was a Korean War vet. As of June 2013, there were … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Laura Nyro was her own genre

There was madness to Laura Nyro’s music. Some songs tip-toed gently as fairy’s feet on flower petals; others stomped like a ghetto gang charging down an alley—and any one of … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment