Sunday, July 8, 2012

Green Grass

Somethings in life seem hard to get. You know, like this boulder with a close to perfect circle cut through it till you can see green grass. Others are easy to find and get. For example, if you wanted a nice blend of moody ballads and rockabilly tunes that blasted you back to the 50's, you should have been in Freeport last night. Before the skies burst open with a tremendous fireworks display, Chris Isaak entertained thousands in in his flashy aqua and rhinestone suit and his tight band. They've been playing together for 25 years, and it showed. He played his hits "Wicked Game", Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing", "Somebody's Crying", "Blue Hotel", "Dancin", "San Francisco Days" and from his new CD, Beyond the Sun, a bunch of iconic classics by legends Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash. In between he played and played and looked to be having a bunch of fun. There wasn't a dud in the mix. He even came out for his encore in his famous mirrorball suit, that resembles a disco ball with hundreds of square mirrors. All in all-- great music under the stars, and oh ya, it was FREE! Enjoyment that was easy to get!

24 comments:

  1. I never even heard of him before we went!
    He put on a GREAT show and has a new fan.
    The night was perfect: perfect weather, great friends, great food.....and yummy cosmopolitans in diet ice tea bottles.
    There was no expense spared in this fireworks display either.
    Fun night.
    Happy Birthday LL Beans.

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  2. Interesting texture on the stone. Glad you had a good evening with friends and music. There is little better. Chris Isaak is first rate performer.

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  3. Oh..I would have enjoyed that show very, very much!

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  4. Can't beat the price for a good time! - barbara

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  5. It is amazing to me the energy bands bring at showtime. I would like some of that! By the way, we saw some boulders like this in the Rockies... might be from drilling, what?

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  6. I like them ticket prices. That rocks rocks! Not literally.

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  7. Can't beat good, free music. Nor can you beat a perfect hole in a rock. Unless you try to stuff a square peg into it. But if you were to try that I'd have to say you're probably the kind of person who likes "rap" crap (I refuse to call it music!) ... :-)

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  8. Now that sounds like a great evening with great music.

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  9. Sounds like it was a blast!

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  10. Something poetic about the peephole.

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  11. Sounds like you had a very good time. And free is GREAT!

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  12. I saw him in concert once, it was a blast.

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  13. I was having trouble with the figure-ground here until I clicked open the big version. Don't know this musician but I am partial to Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen.

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  14. Cool post. And I misread your header to say "green glass" (OK I KNOW I NEED GLASSES) and so I saw the green circle as a piece of green glass laying on a slab of rock. I thought what a wonderful green it was and how I had never seen glass quite that shade before...

    well I'm off to put my head on and have breakfast now.

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  15. a peephole to the past. the fifties brought some great times the first time around and still do.

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  16. Sounds like great fun. Awesome photo ... at first I couldn't make out what it was .. great illusion.

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  17. Sounds like fun!. Great photo ... makes a very interesting mystery of illusion.

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  18. I looooooove Chris Isaak, I've always been a fan of his music, he's been to Perth quite a few times, last two times have been open air gigs up in Kings Park..absolutely brilliant. He's just fun, and yeh the mirrorball suit is quite something!

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  19. This is pretty cool! Well seen and well done.

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