I found out on Facebook. That’s a testament to the times. Davy Jones has passed away at 66 years old. Sad news indeed. The medical […]
Sadly, only one month after resigning as President of Apple Computer, Steve Jobs has passed away. He was 56. Steve Jobs and Apple rearranged the playing field and continuously took us to new places with technology. They have enabled us with intuitively designed machines that have made, and make, our lives easier. Steve also inspired, and provided creative people around the world with tools that seem to directly connect to the artist within. They have opened doors for creative people worldwide.
“Wherever you go, there you are” is a popular phrase, and can prompt philosophical discussion from any number of angles. As a result of writing that post, and thinking of that phrase from time to time since, it morphed into something that has a whole other set of philosophical possibilities, and at the very least can stimulate an interesting twist of ideas in the mind of any thoughtful human.
Not everyone enjoyed the music of Dio, and the newer stuff may have had a smaller audience, but many enjoyed songs like Holy Diver, The Last in Line, Hungry for Heaven, The Mob Rules. I was a big fan, and was shocked and saddened to hear of his passing.
Filmmakers Sam Dunn and Scott McFadyen, creators of Metal: A headbangers Journey, and Iron Maiden: Flight 666, have tackled what some, even fellow musicians, consider the best progressive rock band of all time. Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage.