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202[aloha-donblanding] Re: Magic Carpet

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  • Keith Emmons
    Jan 31, 2000
      A beautiful sentiment, Bill.



      "bill mcmurray" <billmc-@...> wrote:
      original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/aloha-donblanding/?start=
      201
      > I've been browsing through The Rest Of The Road and was reading
      Magic
      > Carpet whichgoes like this:
      >
      > Magicians of old, so we are told,
      > Summoned from empty space
      > Magic carpets to travel on
      > To any-and-every place.
      >
      > Today, with the turn of a radio dial,
      > We fly to the ends of the earth,
      > We hear the voice of the President speak,
      > Or share in Vienna's mirth.
      >
      > The geishas dance in Tokio
      > To the strumming of samisen;
      > From the polar seas we hear the tales
      > Of that crew of gallant men.
      >
      > Our eyes are filled with blinding tears
      > As we hark to a weary king
      > Renounce a crown in the name of love,
      > A magnificient challenging.
      >
      > We hear the moan of a steel guitar
      > On a beach at Pu-nu-luu
      > With the turn of a dial the world is brought
      > Into your room for you.
      > ============================
      >
      > I wonder what Don would think of this group that chat back and forth
      > from Quebec, Georgia, Washington, Hawaii, California et al, as easily
      > as opening the window and shouting across the backyard. And that HE
      > is the topic of conversation? Talk about a Magic Carpet!
      >
      > Bill
      >
      > ----------
      > > From: Cadia Los <duchess@...>
      > > To: aloha-donblanding@...
      > > Subject: [aloha-donblanding] Re: meeting on Maui
      > > Date: Sunday, January 30, 2000 5:53 PM
      > >
      > > Just added a few links ... including one to Tom and Janice's place.
      > > Tried out their "Hawaiian Music" link ... sampled some slack key
      guitar
      > > and other goodies. Gabby Pahinui, the Breamer Bros., Kalama's
      Quartet
      > > ... oh, dear, now I am in trouble! Or rather my credit card is...
      > >
      > > Any fellow mainlanders want a bit of paradise or sunshine in your
      > > winter-blahs life? Check it out!
      > >
      > > Speaking of links, if any of you have a website or sell on eBay or
      > > other auction sites, please feel free to add a link here. It does
      not
      > > have to be Blanding-related. Likewise, if you have favorite
      websites
      > > that would be of special interest to Blanding collectors (Hawaii,
      > > California, Taos NM, Florida, etc.), please let us know.
      > >
      > > Aloha,
      > >
      > > ~~Cadia
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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