202[aloha-donblanding] Re: Magic Carpet
- Jan 31, 2000A beautiful sentiment, Bill.
"bill mcmurray" <billmc-@...> wrote:
> I've been browsing through The Rest Of The Road and was readingMagic
> Carpet whichgoes like this:guitar
> 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!
> > 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
> > and other goodies. Gabby Pahinui, the Breamer Bros., Kalama'sQuartet
> > ... oh, dear, now I am in trouble! Or rather my credit card is...not
> > 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
> > have to be Blanding-related. Likewise, if you have favoritewebsites
> > 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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