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(Reblogged from fuckyeahblackadder)

Listen/purchase: Bloom by David Ramirez

this guy, this album, this track. i bookmarked it on spotify a solid 6 months ago, and then forgot. it played tonight and i immediately bought the album. go and do likewise.

T.S. Eliot, Choruses from the Rock, VI

It is hard for those who have never known persecution
And who have never known a Christian
To believe these tales of Christian persecution.
It is hard for those who live near a Bank
To doubt the security of their money.
It is hard for those who live near a Police Station
To believe in the triumph of violence.
Do you think that the Faith has conquered the World
And that lions no longer need keepers?
Do you need to be told that whatever has been, can still be?
Do you need to be told that even such modest attainments
As you can boast in the way of polite society
Will hardly survive the Faith to which they owe their significance?
Men! polish your teeth on rising and retiring;
Women! polish your fingernails:
You polish the tooth of the dog and the talon of the cat.
Why should men love the Church? Why should they love her laws?
She tells them of Life and Death, and of all that they would forget.
She is tender where they would be hard, and hard where they like to be soft.
She tells them of Evil and Sin, and other unpleasant facts.
They constantly try to escape
From the darkness outside and within
By dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good.
But the man that is will shadow
The man that pretends to be.
And the Son of Man was not crucified once for all.
The blood of the martyrs not shed once for all,
The lives of the Saints not given once for all:
But the Son of Man is crucified always
And there shall be Martyrs and Saints.
And if blood of Martyrs is to flow on the steps
We must first build the steps;
And if the Temple is to be cast down
We must first build the Temple.

(Source: Spotify)


Mr. Paul Newman

man crush every damn day


Mr. Paul Newman

man crush every damn day

(Reblogged from irishgoodnight)

tony & sam & jerry & mark & wyatt

(this is stuck in my head)

if you come down to my window

then i’ll climb out my window

and we’ll get out of reach

Jaw-dropping live version of Can’t Find My Way Home - Bonnie Raitt, Lowell George, John Hammond. Starts at about 2:45.

I share this on the heels of opening a promotional email from Mat Kearney talmbout his branded wine “verse & chorus” available in select Whole Foods… grandma needs a palate cleanser. 


John Newman - “Cheating”.

Darn it all, y’all. If this kid can stay off of hard drugs and keep working like this… we may have some very good music to look forward to. 

(The album is called “Tribute” and the whole thing is quite well done. Keep an eye on this dude. And check out the various videos… they all tie together and are worth watching.)