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Song of the Day: Yuve Yuve Yu by The Hu Band

The Hu Band is a brand new music project from Mongolian. The concept and the vision of this band is to create a brand new musical genre called “Hunnu Rock”. This remarkable song titled ” Yuve Yuve Yu” evokes pride in Mongolian nomadic … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Navras by Juno Reactor / Don Davis

“Navras” is a song from The Matrix Revolutions soundtrack by goa trance band Juno Reactor, composed by Don Davis and featuring vocal elements by Lakshmi Shankar and Azam Ali. The song contains an adaption of the Asato ma mantra found in the … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Ballo in Fa Diesis Minore (Dance in F sharp minor) by Angelo Branduardi

“Ballo in Fa Diesis Minore” is a song by Italian singer-songwriter Angelo Branduardi from his album La pulce d’acqua ( 1977). Lyrics: Sono io la morte e porto corona, io Son di tutti voi signora e padrona e così sono crudele, così … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Malambo No. 1 by Yma Sumac

“Malambo No. 1” is a song by Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac from her fifth studio album Mambo!. Lyrics: What they do in Peru, Tusurikusun viditay.* What they do in Peru, Tusurikusun viditay What they do in Peru, Tusurikusun viditay What they do … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Jaan Pehechan Ho by Mohammed Rafi

“Jaan Pehechan Ho” is a popular Indian rock & roll song, composed by famous Indian music director duo Shankar Jaikishan, lyrics by Shailendra, and sung by Mohammed Rafi. Lyrics: Jaan pehechan ho, Jeena aasaan ho, Dil ko churane walon, Aankh … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: from De brevitate vitae (On the shortness of life) by Seneca

Chapters I-II-III I. The majority of mortals, Paulinus, complain bitterly of the spitefulness of Nature, because we are born for a brief span of life, because even this space that has been granted to us rushes by so speedily and … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: In this world… Haiku by Issa

In this world, We walk above hell, Gazing at flowers. — Original — 世の中は 地獄の上の 花見哉 yo no naka wa jigoku no ue no hanami kana 一茶 English translation by David G. Lanoue Alternative translation: R. H. Blyth  In this world … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Kothbiro (The rain is coming) by Ayub Ogada

Kothbiro is a song by Kenya-born singer Job Seda, better known as Ayub Ogada, from the album “En Mana Kuoyo”. I found two different lyrics of this song. Since the only differences are in the first lines of each refrain, I’ve wrote the … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Carmen by Stromae

“Carmen” was released as the sixth single of Racine Carrée on March 31, 2015, a long two years after the album’s original 2013 release. Lyrics: L’amour est comme l’oiseau de twitter , on est bleu de lui seulement pour 48h. … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Autumn Leaves (Les feuilles mortes) by André Rieu

“Autumn Leaves” is a much-recorded popular song. Originally it was a 1945 French song “Les feuilles mortes” (literally “The Dead Leaves”) with music by Hungarian-French composer Joseph Kosma and lyrics by poet Jacques Prévert, and the Hungarian title is “Hulló … Continue reading

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