Tuesday

EVERYONE'S LOOKING FOR LOVE


My latest song "Everyone's Looking For Love" from the 2013 album "Urban Dreams". Listen or download as free mp3 at http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12288123

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CH:
Everywhere you go
Everyone’s looking for love

VS:

Searching here
Searching there
Searching everywhere

Won’t find it in a house
Won’t find it in a car
Won’t find it in a job
Won’t find it in the stars

Chordal sequence:
CH //: Fmaj7 / Cmaj7 / Am7 / Em7 ://
VS //: G6 / Am7 / Em7 / Am7 ://

Thursday

EDUCATORS & PERFORMANCE BASED PAY

The problem with "performance/incentive based pay" in education is that you are totally reliant upon the ability of students as the student outcomes are the only thing measurable. Teacher effort is unmeasurable. Which group of teachers will want to take the dumber kids who cannot achieve much regarding "performance" ? Every teacher will want to take the smarter kids who achieve "performance' far easier. Measuring a teacher upon student outcomes is plain silly. A teacher can only do so much with a student with multiple educational disabilities.

Why don't doctors have "performance/incentive based pay"? Exactly the same problem as with teachers. Which doctor will want to treat incurable diseases in patients if they are only paid when a patient is cured? Doctors would only be treating patients with diseases that they were absolutely sure they could cure.

Likewise, which politician would like "performance/incentive based pay" as voted by the community? If political decisions were only paid on value as perceived by the community, how many people would want to be politicians?

The business model does not work for a number of different professions. It's flaw is that it assumes a factory assembly line where all things can be measured equally. It is a wrong assumption but favoured by conservatives who value money over people in their economic rationalist worldview.

See

Merit Pay for Teachers: A Poor Prescription for Reform

Harvard Educational Review

http://her.hepg.org/content/36264448513xp4t5/

Sunday

RUN




My latest song "Run" from the 2013 album "Urban Dreams". Listen or download as free mp3 at http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12272692
Inspired by Rudolf Otto's "The Idea Of The Holy" which can be downloaded for free at http://archive.org/details/theideaoftheholy00ottouoft
Run to or run from or both?

LYRICS:

VS:

Mysterium
Fascinens
Tremendum
Ineffable

Transcendent
Numinous
Immanent
Ineffable

CH:
Come with me
Run with me
Over hill and over road
Run

MIDDLE: 

Yahweh

Thursday

FOR THE ARMCHAIR CRITICS


Piss off a songwriter and you are likely to become the subject of one of his songs. This song, " For The Armchair Critics", is dedicated to H.D. and his Moronic Spammers. HD proclaims to the world on his Facebook page that he is proud to be a low brow moron ...

Which elevator plays your muzak? "Sometime and the living is queasey.... Yeehah!"
Hear it at http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12254804

5 chords that the armchair critics can work out ... maybe. 

LYRICS

VS:


I hear you that you yodel
As a country yokel
Performing yeehah solo
At the local Bowlo (Yeehah!)

CH:

Which elevator plays your muzak?
I’d like to know


Uninformed opinion
Education none
Fat lazy bum
Smart as a crumb

You know what music’s bad
As an ignorant lad
You say my music sux
As if I give a …

Give me a number.
Show me which elevator.
It's gotta be one of them.
Well my opinion is ...
I said ...

"Sometime and the living is queasy!
Sometime and the living is real queasy!"

Monday

SAIL FROM THE SURE

My latest song "Sail From The Sure". Listen or download as free mp3 at
http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=12251494

LYRICS

VS:

You have no questions
No shadow of doubt
You have faith for sure
You found the truth you shout

CH:

Sail from the sure
Time to explore
Sail from the sure

You know for certain
Wrapped up solid clear
It’s the gospel truth
It’s absolute, no fear

I’m not so certain
Puzzles all about
I’m filled with wonder
Floating in a sea of doubt

CHORDS

//: Am / C+ / Do / E :// 4 x
//: F / Dm / Am :// 3x
E

Do
//: E Esus4 ://

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