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Day 18: A song from the year you were born:
The Return of the Giant Hogweed by Genesis
(but rather than feed the Youtube squatters I'll present this version instead)
(Bonus points for this '73 performance of a song released in '71 that apparently everyone is re-using on some way or other:
Wired: IAMO (I Am Missing Out)
I think I can list off more merchants that my Paypal Debit card isn't accepted at than I can ones that accept it.
Seriously, Mastercard is pretty much the hottest garbage when it comes to instruments of payment.
Seven Layer Chuck Taylor's
why inheritance never made any sense
Day 17: A song you'd sing a duet with someone on karaoke
Sisters of Mercy: More
I have a rather limited range and the lower the register the better I can handle it. I tried David Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes" and forgot about the spot in the song where he goes up a register with the lyric: "I never done good things".
So maybe I could sing this one with someone. 😁
Remnants of #DRM are being removed from Polish ebook market. The last big bookstore removes all DRM-protected #ebooks from its offer, describing this technology as cumbersome. If a publisher insists on using DRM, then its books will not be sold at all.
Day 18: A song that's a classic favorite:
Classic is a relative term for me, and favorite even more so.
There's a temptation to go back in time, to pick something that someone has dictated is a classic for me. Classic radio did a lot of that in the 1990s, proclaiming artists as classics. They became my musical pantheon.
But they were picked for me. I didn't select them.
So, once again, in trying to be non-obvious I make a selection:
8bitcore covers Animals as Leaders: