Amichai’s Top 50/41 “Don’t you (forget about me)

Amichai’s Top 50/41 “Don’t you (forget about me) I remember walking out of the movie theater in midtown Manhattan, mid 1980’s, one Sunday afternoon after watching The Breakfast Club’. We were a few friends, just started high school and were so stunned by how the movie echoed our lives – we didn’t say a word […]

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Amichai’s Top 50/40. “Midnight Radio”

Amichai’s Top 50/40. “Midnight Radio” “Know in your soul Like your blood knows the way From your heart to your brain Know that you’re whole And you’re shining Like the brightest star A transmission On the midnight radio And you’re spinning Like a 45 Ballerina Dancing to your rock and roll” I was lucky, one […]

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Amichai’s Top 50/39 “I Hear how You Hear” שָׁמַעְתִּי שִׁמְעֲךָ

Amichai’s Top 50/39 “I Hear how You Hear” שָׁמַעְתִּי שִׁמְעֲךָ “Remember that we are dust. We hear Your hearing, Your deep silence; We are filled with awe.” My friends from the Diwan Project fill up music halls all over the world with tears and spirit, fusing ritual with sing-a-long, ancient prayers with new beats. I’ve […]

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Amichai’s Top 50/38. ‘We Belong’

Amichai’s Top 50/38. ‘We Belong’ Back to High School, early MTV videos, 1984. Pat Benatar, already big for “Love is a Battlefield’ wins my heart with ‘We Belong”, esp the cherubic choir in the video, thus becoming my first go to in Karaoke ever since. Aspirational. Go figure. Whatever we deny or embrace for worse […]

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Amichai’s Top 50/38. ‘We Belong’

Amichai’s Top 50/38. ‘We Belong’ Back to High School, early MTV videos, 1984. Pat Benatar, already big for “Love is a Battlefield’ wins my heart with ‘We Belong”, esp the cherubic choir in the video, thus becoming my first go to in Karaoke ever since. Aspirational. Go figure. Welcome Summer. Whatever we deny or embrace […]

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