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“In My Life” – My Favorite Beatles Song

Posted on February 10, 2014

By: Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb   In recognition of last night’s tribute on CBS to the 50th anniversary of “The Fab Four’s” arrival in America and appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show – here is my favorite Beatles song. Timeless, the music and lyrics are some of the most beautiful ever written.  “In My Life” There are places I remember – All my life though some have changed – some forever not for better – Some have gone and some remain – All these places have their moments with lovers and friends I still can recall – Some are dead and some are living – In my life I’ve loved them all – But of all these friends and lovers – There is no one…

Neil Diamond Joins Boston Strong To Sing “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway Park

Posted on April 27, 2013

Neil Diamond Leads “Sweet Caroline” at Fenway Park April 20, 2013 By:Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb Hats off to singer/songwriter Neil Diamond who surprised officials and the crowd at Fenway Park on April 20 to lead the singing of his mega hit “Sweet Caroline.” The tune has become the anthem of the Red Sox’s historic ballpark located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts (see previous post: “Sweet Caroline” & Night Air at Fenway – Entwined As One Of Life’s Joys). For, Jason Mastrodanato wrote that after arriving in Boston last Saturday, when a pre-game show was scheduled before the Red Sox game to honor heroes and victims of the April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon terrorist bombings, Diamond called Fenway and said, “I’m here. Can I come?” Thrilling…

“Sweet Caroline” & Night Air at Fenway Park – Entwined As One Of Life’s Joys

Posted on April 19, 2013

By: Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb Sitting in the night air at Fenway Park is one of the great joys of my life. Surrounded there by friends and family, all watching the team we love – the Boston Red Sox- play a sport we love, in a ballpark we love, in a city we love. Historic Boston, birthplace of American Democracy, the American Revolution and home to many of our nation’ s Founding Fathers and greatest patriots. Darkness falls, the enormous floodlights flick on illuminating the baseball diamond. The evening continues accented by a cup of Bud Light and a hotdog, followed by some popcorn. Innings pass as the players take their turn at bat or on the field. If the Red Sox are ahead, all…