Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, March 11, 2010
For those “in the know,” “Sosumi” is the name of a computer sound which Apple Computer of Cupertino, CA created and has used for quite some time.
I love Apple Computer, well, not genuinely “love,” but have always believed them to be the best – bar none – computer operating system, superior in every way to Microsoft’s Windows OS. Folks used to say, “Oh, the Mac is good for graphics,” and other such nonsense, even when the Mac OS was in v7.x.
Today, I ask folks, “What’s the Internet all about?” Graphics, graphics, graphics, and media, media, media.
And still, some folks continue to use the infection-prone Windows. Oh well. Some folks never learn.
On to Sosumi.
If you’ve ever heard of the “Beatles,” (and who hasn’t?) you should be aware that …Continue…
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Sunday, November 22, 2009
“And I know you hate me and you’ve got the right
To kill me now I wouldn’t blame you if you do
But you oughta thank me before I die
For the gravel in your guts and the spit in your eye
For I’m the son of a bitch that named you Sue”
Take notice of the songwriter’s name.
It’s none other than Shel Silverstein, the late, renown children’s author and playwright. Apparently, Silverstein was quite an accomplished songwriter as well.
While I’m no “fan” of Wikipedia, there is an interesting, if not enlightening article on him there. Sorry… no link. You can look it up. That’s my form of protest.
BUT! As a service to you, kind reader, I will provide a link to ShelSilverstein.com – his his official site.
Lyric excerpt from:
“Boy Named Sue“
Songwriter/Composer – Shel Silverstein
Affilitation – BMI
CAE/IPI # – 28738853
Publishers – Evil Eye Music, Inc.
Affiliation – BMI
CAE/IPI # – 53070412
Phone: (212) 594-9795
Fax: (212) 594-9782
Evil Eye Music, Inc.
c/o The Richmond Organization
266 West 37th Street
New York, NY 10018
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