Music from the Long Bench

The amiable, laid-back host of Radio Jamaica’s Sunday afternoon show Palav, Gerry McDaniel, recently invited me as a guest on his program. I felt honored and happily accepted. I sat down on the “long bench” alongside Patria-Kay Aarons, the vivacious television personality, weather forecaster and entrepreneur (I would be remiss if I did not mention her … More Music from the Long Bench

1 giant leap – the way you dream / god/unity (michael stipe, tim booth, asha bhosle)

An incredibly beautiful and sweet mix of philosophizing, meditative vocals and… people. This is a longer, more complicated version of the track on “One Giant Leap,” but equally mesmerizing. 1st collector for 1 giant leap – the way you dream / god/unity (m… Follow my videos on vodpod     Related Articles Happy Birthday, Michael … More 1 giant leap – the way you dream / god/unity (michael stipe, tim booth, asha bhosle)

New Year thought

New Year’s Eve, and the Petchary is tired of hearing of all the disasters, mistakes, deliberate wrongdoing and accumulated grief that made up 2010, in Jamaica and elsewhere.  A thirty per cent increase in the fatal shootings of civilians by the police is but one of the most bitter leavings of the Old Year. Best … More New Year thought