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The Mamas & The Papas – Monday Monday

An evening pause: Performed live 1967. Ignore the one or two rough spots, as this performance is an outtake from the documentary film Monterey Pop. It is also the only live version available that appears to exist on line. and well worth watching.

Hat tip Roland.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

Available everywhere for $3.99 (before discount) at amazon, Barnes & Noble, all ebook vendors, or direct from the ebook publisher, ebookit. And if you buy it from ebookit you don't support the big tech companies and I get a bigger cut much sooner.

2 comments

  • Alex Andrite

    Was not able to attend.
    Had to work.

    A.

  • eddie willers

    Since it was Robert and this website that put up “An evening pause” of a copy band called Foxes and Fossils (that I fell in love with), here’s a follow up. The band is a father and daughter who got together with with his old crew and added a fellow choir member of his daughter’s to fill out the roster. The video that Bob put up was ten years old and the girls had grown up and went to college. However, one of the girls looked at the YouTube analytics and thought, “Let’s get the band back together again”. They did and are releasing “new” material.

    Here is their marvelous take on the Mamas and Papas’ “Dedicated To The One I Love”.

    Dedicated To The One I Love by The Mamas & The Papas (Cover) by Foxes and Fossils

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