Song from My Youth

Fire Tower, Watt Mountain - High Level, Alberta 1
Fire Tower, Watt Mountain – High Level, Alberta 1
Fire Tower, Watt Mountain - High Level, Alberta 2
Fire Tower, Watt Mountain – High Level, Alberta 2
Fire Tower, Watt Mountain - High Level, Alberta 3
Fire Tower, Watt Mountain – High Level, Alberta 3
Watt Mountain 2 - High Level, Alberta 1
Watt Mountain 2 – High Level, Alberta 1
Watt Mountain Ice - High Level, Alberta 1
Watt Mountain Ice – High Level, Alberta 1
Watt Mountain Ice - High Level, Alberta 2
Watt Mountain Ice – High Level, Alberta 2

A quiet Saturday, one spent mostly at home comes to a close. The Ozark Mountain Daredevils play from my iTunes account through computer speakers, ‘If You Wanna Get To Heaven’ – muted strings on a guitar are percussive, a harmonica brings in melody and other instruments, the sound preceding lyrics that consider getting to heaven – song and lyrics attract my ear, a song from my youth. The evening has involved editing images from Watt Mountain.

Listening to – Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Highway Patrolman,’ ‘One Step Up,’ and ‘Last to Die.’ There’s been ‘Rumble’ by Link Wray and the Wraymen. The Who have played ‘Boris the Spider,’ ‘I Can See for Miles’ and ‘Magic Bus.’ The Kingsmen have played ‘Louie Louie.’ Green Day have played ‘East Jesus Nowhere.’ The playlist has rounded out with Bruce Springsteen singing Pete Seeger’s Civil Rights anthem, ‘We Shall Overcome.’

Quote to Consider – “Picture-taking has been interpreted in two entirely different ways: either as a lucid and precise act of knowing, of conscious intelligence or as a pre-intellectual, intuitive mode of encounter.” – Susan Sontag, ‘On Photography’

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