The Beat by Troy Music Hall #56, All Love Songs

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[i carry your heart with me(i carry it in]

i carry your heart with me(i carry it in
my heart)i am never without it(anywhere
i go you go,my dear;and whatever is done
by only me is your doing,my darling)
                                                      i fear
no fate(for you are my fate,my sweet)i want
no world(for beautiful you are my world,my true)
and it’s you are whatever a moon has always meant
and whatever a sun will always sing is you

here is the deepest secret nobody knows
(here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud
and the sky of the sky of a tree called life;which grows
higher than soul can hope or mind can hide)
and this is the wonder that’s keeping the stars apart

i carry your heart(i carry it in my heart)

E.E. Cummings

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Music plays such a large part in all of our romantic lives! The staff of the Troy Music Hall has compiled a list of their favorite love songs for your enjoyment.

Patty Griffin – “Heavenly Day”
Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon – “Rings”
Talking Heads – “Naive Melody” (This Must Be The Place)
Talking Heads – “Oh, Love Comes to Town “(2005 Remaster)
Bob Dylan – “Girl from the North Country”
Jason Isbell on Austin City Limits – “Cover Me Up”

Fall in Love by Asking 36 Questions

Did you know two people can fall in love just by asking and answering 36 questions, each designed to create an escalating sense of vulnerability? How does that work?

According to an article in the NY Times: “The idea is that mutual vulnerability fosters closeness. To quote the study’s authors, “One key pattern associated with the development of a close relationship among peers is sustained, escalating, reciprocal, personal self-disclosure.” Allowing oneself to be vulnerable with another person can be exceedingly difficult, so this exercise forces the issue.”

Click here to try it.

What’s Your Sexiest Fantasy?

You have to admit, priorities change as we get older. Saturday Night Live nails what many of us have derived a lot of satisfaction from of late, Zillow.com. Who hasn’t searched for more than we can afford and more space than we need as we stay locked inside our current abodes?

Just for Fun
Will Ferrell wants to Punch Norway in the Face!

Norway’s Response to Will Ferrell

Valentine Treats

We love Martha Stewart! This is an “All About Chocolate” Valentine’s Day supercut, featuring 12 delicious chocolate recipes. If you do nothing else, fast forward to 36:26, where Martha takes such obvious delight in the chocolate tricks that Jacques Torres’ teaches her.

Upcoming Streaming Shows

Jade Bird
Streaming Live at RCA Studios, Nashville
February 13, 8 PM, TICKETS

Jade Bird returns to historic RCA Studios in Nashville where she recorded her up-coming second album with multi-Grammy award-winning producer Dave Cobb, for a one-off special live performance. This will be the first chance for fans to hear new material from the album, including her brand new single “Headstart.”

Dust Bowl Faeries Duet and Tommy Stinson’s Cowboys in the Campfire
February 13, 8 PM, TICKETS

VIRTUAL VAUDEVILLE SHOW ‘WISH YOU WERE HEAR’:
Bloody Valentines Show, live from the stage of Helsinki Hudson.

Quintocracy Presents: The Music of Women Composers
Part 2: Music for Flute and Guitar
Sunday, February 14, 2021, at 3 PM, click here for the sign-up link

Enjoy this concert with your valentine! Live-streamed from our stage!

An Acoustic Evening with The Wheel
A free two-hour set streamed live from our stage!
February 27, 8 PM
The YouTube link will be made available closer to the show. 

Hailing from the Capital Region of NYS The Wheel was founded by Andy Morse (aka Andy “The Music Man”) in 2010. Band members Bryan Gautie on lead guitar, Rick Rothermel on keys, Dave Pallas on bass, Joe Sobero on drums, Jill Gautie on vocals, and Andy Morse on rhythm guitar all playing tribute to the timeless music of the Dead. Very special guest Vinnie Amico from moe. will join The Wheel on percussion!

This performance is free, no ticket required, but tips encouraged!

When Harry Met Minnie

From CBS Sunday Morning: “In her new book, “When Harry Met Minnie,” correspondent Martha Teichner has written a memoir of the remarkable friendship and bonds formed when she sought a companion for her dog, and adopted a bull terrier from noted designer Carol Fertig, who was dying of liver cancer.”

Join Troy Music Hall’s Mailing List

We know this is hard, and if you need someone to listen, NYS has set up a Covid Emotional Support Helpline – call 1-844-863-9314, available 8 AM – 10 PM, seven days a week.

Please share with us any links or videos that have made you laugh, entertained you, or provided a distraction. Please email them to karen@troymusichall.org and we may use them in future volumes of The Beat. Thank you.

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second Street, Troy NY
518-273-0038 | troymusichall.org

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