However, much has happened since it went up, including the Blogger outage. Scroll down for a report on that. More new posts will be added below this one. The essay below is the conclusion of the ninth part in a series by Takuan Seiyo.
Lyrical and powerful, Camille A. Kwame Alexander wrote of the book: There is lush music in her debut novel—each word flows with purpose and beauty.
In the big sea of young adult literature, The Exene Chronicles casts a powerful net and takes us in—heart and all. SoCal was the location, and the chief obsession of my closest friend and I was the punk bank X.
I, like many, feel Songs in the Key of Life and Talking Bookwere the overriding soundtrack to my childhood. But there was also Muddy Waters, a favorite my father, himself a Chicago native son, and Tammy Wynette.
My parents had lived in the southwest for a short while, where country music dominates the radio. They enjoyed everything, including classical and jazz. My older brother predates my existence by nearly a decade, so it was he who first introduced me to Led Zeppelin, The Stones, Elvis Costello and countless others, mostly in the rock genre.
Developing your own tastes in music as a teenager is exciting and empowering. Still, our parents must have rolled their eyes as we made our first discovery of stuff that had been around for ages. The following are some songs to accompany my debut novel, The Exene Chronicles.
It was expressive, raw and still emotive. Lines such as this had a lot to do with why we felt Exene was so bad ass. She was just different—outspoken, tough, poetic, vulnerable and unapologetic about any of it. Why Do Fools Fall in Love by Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers This group was among many we discovered and which of course were brand new to us, and reminds me of the book and main characters.
Still, there is something magic and bittersweet about Frankie being perpetually preserved behind glass as a fellow kid to all who discover him while still young themselves.
She was just cool—there was no getting around it, so you readily accepted any sound and aesthetic she offered, always happy to have her sound inhabit your speakers. Who knows weather I heard them or saw them first—that they sounded as good as they looked and looked as good as they sounded is only one of innumerable reasons that makes them essential.
This song is timeless—the delivery is just great. Ronnie leads with a forcefulness sometimes missing in the sound of the other girl groups from the era. Still, the vision of them, the sound of their voices as all female acts was an empowering thing to see and it left an impression.
But to me, the Ronettes epitomize a kind of dreamy glamour that never gets old. This song, like so many others of hers, captures a bygone era and milieu while still sounding modern.
Also, in the story the girls have recently discovered vintage clothing, just like myself and my friends had. The thrift stores in California at the time were crazy with treasures for two and three bucks apiece. Blue Spark by X I just love the rhythm and refrain of this song.
I always imagine a very modern yet abandoned edifice along the water. Apart from just being a great song, this tune always sounded a bit mysterious and very grown up.
As with The Ronettes, I was instantly captivated by their sound and look. A recently released album of rarities showcases the Supremes in totally different form that what you get with classics such as Baby Love or Stop!
In the Name of Love. Their rendition on this album of Not Fade Away is totally cool. An all-girl band of black girls trio or quartet of black girls, free of any constrictions.
As free to epitomize the California esthetic as their own, without irony or constraint. Another classic with a tinge of sadness. The song not only captures another era in music, but it also takes me back to images of the old New York.
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Public health is "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting human health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals". Analyzing the health of a population and the threats is the basis for public health.
The "public" in question can be as small as a handful of people, an entire village.