Assorted Medicines for the End Times

A sunrise song by Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow)

A good way to start the day.

Paramahansa Yogananda chanting OM

There’s an added echo here but you get to hear Paramahansa saying ‘I, Paramahansa Yogananda, am praying — pray with me.’

Hopi Radio

Cowboy and Indian music and everything else under the sun, with announcements in Hopi and English, this is my absolute favorite radio station.

Blessing of the Mountain Spirit’ by Joe Tohonnie, Jr.

White Mountain Apache crown dancer song.

 ‘Thunderstorms and Neon Signs’ by Wayne Hancock

The true heir to Hank Williams.

‘Up the Country Blues’ by Sippie Wallace: 1920s version, 1960s version

Website of the aptly named Margaret Magnus, Queen of the Phonestheme, author of Gods of the Word, which features a complete downloadable dictionary of Phonosemantics.

Boots of Spanish Leather’ by Bob Dylan

‘To make your time more easy passin.’

Let’s Twist Again’ by Chubby Checker

From my perspective a kind of melancholy song and Chubby’s pretty fetching and not so chubby in this live version.

Tears on My Pillow’ by Little Anthony

Complete with a person dropping actual liquid from a bottle onto a pillow.

Goin’ Back to Harlan by Emmylou Harris

Emmylou is ever a panacea.

Open Fifths by Ariana Reines

A masterwork from her forthcoming A Sand Book and a poem that keeps on giving.

Be My Baby by The Ronettes

Live on a blue screen.  ‘For every kiss you give me, I’ll give you three.’

How to Sleep Correctly by Paramahansa Yogananda

In which he also demonstrates going into the superconscious state.

 

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