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#51 LDW47

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Posted 16 February 2022 - 03:56 PM

"Until the end of his life, Lennon maintained that the song was actually inspired by a painting that his three-year-old son Julian had made of Lucy O'Donnell, his classmate at Heath House nursery school."

Who would have known...I guess I just assumed back in those days

Most of us assumed, lol. And Paul never died, lol.


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Posted 16 February 2022 - 04:03 PM

The song is all that counts not its intent, some interpretations of the words. Its astronomical !

It makes you think, envision the Pleiades !



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Posted 16 February 2022 - 04:04 PM

I live in the country, I prefer the sound of our two creeks. In warmer weather the chirp of the crickets and cicada, occasionally I hear a frog or two as well as other night critters. Playing in the music field my whole life, the last thing I want to hear is music. For me the silence of the night and the sounds of the environment is music to my ears. 


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Posted 16 February 2022 - 05:04 PM

I know my favorite is ' Lucy in the Sky Like Diamonds ' !  Now thats an astronomical description. Maybe those that wrote it were a little bit astronomy ?

"Lucy in the Sky WITH Diamonds". They say if you can remember the 1960's, - you weren't theresmile.gif.  I read it was a painting/drawing by his son's friend Lucy at school. If that is the Beatles explanation, - I am good with it.  Also, - if you are going to approach that "Starman waiting in the Sky", my advice is bring the Bagels, - leave the Bowie Knives at home.  


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Posted 16 February 2022 - 05:07 PM

I live in the country, I prefer the sound of our two creeks. In warmer weather the chirp of the crickets and cicada, occasionally I hear a frog or two as well as other night critters. Playing in the music field my whole life, the last thing I want to hear is music. For me the silence of the night and the sounds of the environment is music to my ears. 

You can't get any better than the sounds of crickets, frogs and .... !  They can be music in your mind, your Lucy.


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Posted 16 February 2022 - 05:10 PM

"Lucy in the Sky WITH Diamonds". They say if you can remember the 1960's, - you weren't theresmile.gif.  I read it was a painting/drawing by his son's friend Lucy at school. If that is the Beatles explanation, - I am good with it.  Also, - if you are going to approach that "Starman waiting in the Sky", my advice is bring the Bagels, - leave the Bowie Knives at home.  

I was there at 17 yrs in 1965, lol.


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Posted 16 February 2022 - 11:27 PM

I like anything by Tchaikovsky.

Drops of Jupiter by Train

Theme from Schindler's List.

Theme from Last of the Mohicans.

Theme from Pleasantville.

Theme from Deep Impact.

Theme from Hachiko.

The Inner Light theme~ from Star Trek the Next Generation episode of the same name.

Johnny B. Good by Chuck Berry~ This song was pick to represent Rock music to put on the Voyager probe, and no it wasn't I Can't Get No Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones as shown in the movie Starman, starring Jeff Bridges and Karen Allen.

Theme from Braveheart.

 

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Posted 31 May 2022 - 12:09 AM

This is a nice fan made video with some cool astronomy stuff in it. The song is from Bruce Dickinson called Navigate the Seas of the Sun, from the Tyranny of Souls album. Bruce's solo albums are absolute hidden gems (he's also the lead singer of Iron Maiden). My favorite album is A Chemical Wedding, but almost all are extremely good (not a huge fan of Tattooed Millionaire). In fact, I think I like a few of his solo albums as much or even more than some of the best Iron Maiden albums.

 

Anyways...here it is: https://youtu.be/qnoAgIkbRDw



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Posted 31 May 2022 - 11:00 AM

Under the Milky Way : the Church


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Posted 04 February 2024 - 04:37 PM

Adding:

Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier
Bruce Dickinson - Star Children
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Posted 06 February 2024 - 06:45 PM

Claire de Lune by Debussy

Rocketman by Elton John

Blue Danube by Strauss

Lux Aerterna by Mansell

Southern Nights by Allan Toussaint



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Posted 10 February 2024 - 09:22 PM

Bee Gees - Night Fever

It was on the radio one day as I drove down a long road to a state park for our monthly outreach program. How appropriate!
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Posted 11 February 2024 - 10:01 AM

Bee Gees - Night Fever

It was on the radio one day as I drove down a long road to a state park for our monthly outreach program. How appropriate!

When I regularly used the local club's dark sky site west of Tucson, I used music as an aide to coffee consumption for the drive home - usually performed sometime after 1am. (At the time, staying overnight was not an option.) I compiled a CD of suitable tunes, plugged it in as I left the site, and turned it up. The disc started with Vertigo by U2. Now, every time I hear that song, I remember long night drives back into town. (Had to stop doing that. No combination of music and coffee can keep me rolling safely in the early hours, these days.)



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Posted 11 February 2024 - 01:40 PM

I like to put on "Khruangbin" (some nice groovy instrumental music)

 

Then I usually get in the mood for "Pink Floyd" ...Echoes and that into buildup on Shine On You Crazy Diamond bow.gif

 

Sometimes it's "Tool" or "Between The Buried And Me"

 

All over the place, it just depends on my mood and what I'm observing or imaging that night.


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Posted 17 February 2024 - 12:46 AM

Most all of John Serrie's space music CD's

 

The Stargazers Journey

Thousand Star

And the Stars go with You

Planetary Chronicles Vol 1&2

The Sentinel

Flightpath

Day Star 

 

I made a playlist of my favorites from the above CD's for a night's worth of nice music to listen to while observing the Heavens.


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Posted 17 February 2024 - 10:55 AM

I find that Deadsy's Mansion World, Drab Majesty's Dot in the Sky, and Bowie's Space Oddity are all pretty "spaced out."

 

I don't actually listen to music while out observing, however. The concentration upon the heavenly wonders already dulls my situational awareness to the acceptable threshold.



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Posted 21 February 2024 - 11:49 PM

Elton John - "Rocket Man"



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Posted 22 February 2024 - 02:42 PM

Music From Outer Space:

 

https://musicfromout...W=1024&VPH=1159



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Posted 23 February 2024 - 11:41 PM

Sun Mother

 

https://www.youtube....rbVO_38&index=2



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Posted 25 February 2024 - 02:46 AM

Amateurs!

 

Far Out by Blur

 

I spy in the night sky, don't I?
Phoebe, Io, Elara
Leda, Callisto, Sinope
Janus, Dione, Portia, so many moons
Quiet in the sky at night
Hot in the Milky Way
Outside in
Vega, Capella, Hadar
Rigel, Barnard's Star
Antares, Aldebaran, Altair
Wolf 359, Betelgeuse
Sun, sun, sun, sun


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Posted 03 March 2024 - 09:15 PM

I just found out about this album...it has event voice audio recordings put over music.

 

The Race For Space - Public Service Broadcasting 

 

https://open.spotify...BRHKb3ENxrY7EEw


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#72 SteveCollyer

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Posted 14 March 2024 - 05:56 AM

Star by Futurecop!

https://www.youtube....h?v=Pi8ccp5VI3Q

 

Go out
Middle of nowhere
Lay down
Next to me

No cars
No people talking
Just stars
And the two of us

 

Pick out a constellation
One that you'd remember
The sky looks so clear
In mid-September

Pick out a constellation
One that you'd remember
The sky looks so clear
In mid-September

 

Although when I look above
The stars call me home
Sending out the sky
So hard to back swing by
The stars call me home
Light years away
Past the Milky Way
Is that where I should be?

I look back at you
The moon rising, too
You look back at me

 

Gazing up at the stars with you
We don't have anything else to do
Gazing up at the stars with you
We don't have anything else

Another dream passed on a planet far away
Just past Polaris, that will lead the way
Flying through Andromeda

 

We don't know just where we are
A distant star

 

Gazing up at the stars with you
We don't have anything else to do
Gazing up at the stars with you
We don't have anything else

Another dream passed on a planet far away
Just past Polaris, that will lead the way
Flying through Andromeda

 

We don't know just where we are
A distant star


Edited by SteveCollyer, 14 March 2024 - 05:59 AM.


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Posted 14 March 2024 - 07:08 AM

Was under my nose the whole time. “Pleiades,” by the great prog-metal band King’s X:

 

https://m.youtube.co...2luZ-KAmXMgeA==


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Posted 14 March 2024 - 07:51 AM

Steven Hill's Programs - Music from the Hearts of Space.

 

www.hos.com



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Posted 17 March 2024 - 02:09 PM

I just found out about this album...it has event voice audio recordings put over music.

 

The Race For Space - Public Service Broadcasting 

 

https://open.spotify...BRHKb3ENxrY7EEw

Thanks for sharing this. I enjoyed it so much I'll listen to it on the way to my next visit to Northeast Ohio's Observatory Park

 

https://www.bobsolty...observatorypark


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