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FReeper Canteen - Tunes For Our Troops - 22 Sept 2012
Our Troops Rock! | The Canteen DJ's

Posted on 09/21/2012 6:05:16 PM PDT by AZamericonnie


 

 

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Tunes For The Troops
 


 


This music is provided for the entertainment of our Troops, Veterans, Allies & their families!

Enjoy the variety of musical selections that the Canteen Deejays provide throughout the thread. Please ping any DJ with your requests for the Troops!


All music is removed on Monday.
Thanks to all the DeeJay's for their time & effort providing entertainment for the Troops!

*Canteen Mission Statement*

Showing support and boosting the morale of
our military and our allies military
and the family members of the above.
Honoring those who have served before.

 

 

Artist  Title 
Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett It's Five O'Clock Somewhere Molly/Periwig
Brooks & Dunn Beer Thirty
Charlie Daniels Drinkin' My Baby Goodbye
Clint Black Killin' Time
David Allen Coe You Never Even Call Me By My Name
David Frizzell & Shelly West I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our House
Emmylou Harris Two More Bottles Of Wine
Freddy Fender Wasted Days & Wasted Nights
Garth Brooks Friends In Low Places
George Jones White Lighting
Hank Williams All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight
Highway Whiskey If You Were A Woman
Jerry Lee Lewis What's Made Milwaukee Famous
John Anderson Straight Tequila Night
Johnny Cash Sunday Morning Coming Down
Kenny Chesney That's Whay I'm Here
Loretta Lynn Don't Come Home A Drinkin' With Loving On Your Mind
Merele Haggard Think I'll Just Sit Here & Drink
Mickey Gilley The Girls All Get Prettier At Closing Time
Roger Miller Chug-A-Lug
Graham Brown Wine Into Water







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****Liberty Call****

1 posted on 09/21/2012 6:05:20 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: AZamericonnie


REQUEST PERMISSION TO COME ABOARD



GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!!!





Boston, Oct. 21, 2009 - Boatswains Mate 2nd Class Philip Gagnon pipes as USS Constitution performs an underway demonstration in honor of the three-masted wooden frigate's 212th birthday. (U.S. Navy photo by Airman Mark Alexander/Released).
(Click for Bosun’s Whistle)




USS Constitution's 1812 Marine Guard fire vintage Springfield flintlock muskets during the ship's underway. "Old Ironsides" was underway for the "Constitution Day Cruise," which is conducted to thank the family and supporters of Constitution. U.S. Navy photo by Airman Nick Lyman (Released)

OUR TROOPS ROCK!!!!!!!







Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

2 posted on 09/21/2012 6:05:43 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: AZamericonnie

Freep mail me to be on or off the Daily Bread ping list


I Just Saw Jesus

September 22, 2012

Years ago I lost my job in my chosen profession due to circumstances beyond my control. So I took on two lesser-paying jobs in order to try to make ends meet. Yet it still was very difficult to earn enough to pay my monthly expenses.

Then I reconnected with Joel and Dave, two friends from my past. Joel had become the pastor of a growing church in the suburbs. Dave had become an overseas missionary, but he was visiting in the US at the time. Both of them, recognizing my predicament, gave me money to help pay the rent. I was deeply moved. As I thought of my friends’ actions, I said to myself: “I have just seen Jesus Christ!”

Just as I saw Jesus in my friends, sometimes others can see Him in us. Paul speaks of “Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Col. 1:27). He confessed: “I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me” (Gal. 2:20). And he also understood that different circumstances can be opportunities for “the life of Jesus [to] be manifested in our body” (2 Cor. 4:10).

Do you know someone struggling with physical or financial burdens? Why not let the indwelling Christ express His love through you by meeting that person’s need.

If I can do some good today,
If I can help in what I say,
If by my deeds Your love convey—
Dear Lord, just show me how. —Brandt
Real love is helping others for Jesus’ sake even if they can never return the favor.

Read: 2 Corinthians 4:1-10

Always carrying about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body. —2 Corinthians 4:10
Bible in a Year:
Daniel 10-12


3 posted on 09/21/2012 6:05:43 PM PDT by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: AZamericonnie

Here!


4 posted on 09/21/2012 6:05:46 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: AZamericonnie
Good morning Troops, Veterans and Canteeners.

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Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God

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Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom.

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God Bless Our Republic

Prayers going up


5 posted on 09/21/2012 6:05:56 PM PDT by HopeandGlory (Hey, Liberals . . . PC died on 9/11 . . . GET USED TO IT!!!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Aloha Connie!
6 posted on 09/21/2012 6:06:01 PM PDT by BIGLOOK (49 days and a wake up.)
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To: AZamericonnie

Good evening, Connie! Good evening, all!


7 posted on 09/21/2012 6:06:30 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: AZamericonnie

I have to re-boot....brb


8 posted on 09/21/2012 6:07:26 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: All; everyone; AZamericonnie; Kathy in Alaska; LUV W

FRIDAY NIGHT VIDEOS
and Special Web Sites

Theme: Life, Love & Long Concerts

Note: Parental Discretion Advised.

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“The Doors - When The Music’s Over”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLAr-WlxMZY

“Marianne Faithfull - As Tears Go By”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjFNc4j4VZE

“Dust In The Wind - Kansas”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wp4O7v5320

“Against The Wind - Bob Seger”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZNaA7fVXB28

“Kansas - Carry On Wayward Son”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CB17uWuBrL0

“Toto - I’ll Be Over You”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcU5CLJoNa0

“Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNOPyUdLZPk

“Jake Owen - Barefoot Bluejean Night - Cover by Bill Buckingham”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMXIi336cPY

“Now or Never - Bill Buckingham”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRKP_EO9tAs

“When I Fall In Love - The Letterman”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbL8VsbqKHk&;

“Let It Please Be You - The Desires”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1aCJAz7dEM

“The Wonder of You - The Lettermen”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7v_DnY_rig

“Ritchie Valens - We Belong Together”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeCpQ6n5YwU

“This Guy’s In Love With You - The Lettermen”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snwqiIczH4c

“Gerry & The Pacemakers - You’ll Never Walk Alone”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8smO4VS9134

“The Seekers - I’ll Never Find Another You”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ga9Bs4fzSY

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LONG MUSIC VIDEOS:

“Credence Clearwater Revival - John Fogerty - Premonition (Complete Live Concert)”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6rQthKld-g

“The Beach Boys - The Greatest Hits”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3tUssLSOHI

“The Corrs - Live Royal Albert Hall [full concert]”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73cAQRWY15Y

“The Best of Julio Iglesias”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ukusM5gt4Y

“BOND - live from the Royal Albert Hall”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PfEWKwsagkI

“The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - Full Official Sountrack (HD)”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSfkU29hXwM

“Michael W. Smith...Full Video…” [”Album: Worship & Worship Again”]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPtoGytHYX4

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Are You Looking For A Job? [Resource Links Page]
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Jobs & Careers [NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED to read the forum boards.]
http://truthusa.com/jobs/index.php


9 posted on 09/21/2012 6:11:50 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: AZamericonnie

Hi!


10 posted on 09/21/2012 6:12:05 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: AZamericonnie; Kathy in Alaska; LUV W; All
Friday Night Salsa

11 posted on 09/21/2012 6:15:37 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (I wanna start a Seniors' Motor Scooter Gang. Wanna join?)
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To: AZamericonnie; MoJo2001; 007; 1 FELLOW FREEPER; 11B3; 1FreeAmerican; 1stbn27; 2111USMC; ...

~ Tunes For Our Troops! ~

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12 posted on 09/21/2012 6:16:01 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
At the suggestion of MS.BEHAVIN, I’m starting a series on the Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninov, who came to America when the Bolsheviks took over, and ended up as America’s most beloved pianist and composer. We’ll start with Sergei Rachmaninov: The Student Years.

First of all, let’s get to the matter of pronunciation. His first name is the Russian equivalent of the French name “Serge”. It’s pronounced “SIR-gay”. His last name has been rendered as Rachmaninoff and Rachmaninov due to the difficulty of transliterating the Cyrillic alphabet of Russian into English. It’s usually pronounced “rock-MAN-in-off”. If you want to be picky and use the Russian pronunciation, it’s “rock-MON-yee-nov”.

In his middle years, he looked like this.

What is fascinating is that in photographs taken of him at age 10, it’s still the same face. He aged, but that face and the short haircut remained the same, except for a wrinkle or two.

He was born in 1873 just outside Novgorod to a family of the Russian minor nobility. His first language may have been French, as the Russian nobility preferred to communicate among themselves in that language and use Russian when communicating to serfs and others. It should be remembered that Russia still had serfdom until 1863.

The family was wealthy, and once it was discovered that Sergei had musical talent, his mother began teaching him piano. Then the family brought in a professional from St. Petersburg to teach him.

In 1882, when Sergei was 9, the roof caved in. Sergei’s father, Vasily (“va-SEE-lee”) lost his shirt and his estates due to debt and bad investments. This was a common occurrence with the Russian nobility, and Pushkin’s story, “The Queen of Spades”, is a monument to the fecklessness of wealthy Russian noblemen. His parents moved into a cramped apartment in St. Petersburg and then separated.

Sergei failed his exams in 1885. His mother sent the 12 year old to the Moscow Conservatory to study under the drill sergeant methods of Nikolai Zverev (“ZVAIR-yev”). This marked a turning point in Sergei’s life. He took piano lessons from Zverev and his own cousin Alexander Siloti, who had studied under Franz Liszt himself. He had among his professors Anton Arensky and Sergei Taneyev (“tun-EYE-ev”). Peter Tchaikovsky was a frequent guest at the Zverev home, and Alexander Scriabin was a classmate. It was the right environment, and Sergei bloomed.

From his conservatory years, in 1887, comes a suite of four pieces for piano. At this point, Rachmaninov’s style had a lot of Chopin in it. But there is also an authentic voice for this composer that never really changed. It just got better over time.

Sergei here starts his habit of avoiding pedal markings and just showing held notes, letting the pianist figure out how to sustain those notes, either by using pedal or keeping the keys depressed. These are four gems that give the listener a strong hint of what is to come. It’s astonishing that they came from a 14 year old boy.

Rachmaninov: Romance in F# minor

Prelude in E-flat minor

Melodie in E

Gavotte in D

13 posted on 09/21/2012 6:16:14 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Publius
His last name has been rendered as Rachmaninoff and Rachmaninov

Rakhmaninov is derived from the Arabic name Raḥmān, a popular name among Muslims. His ancestors apparently came from central Asia.

14 posted on 09/21/2012 6:25:16 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Publius
Good evening, Publius!

Rocky Rulez!!!

Now, how about cutting to the chase and playing that 2nd Piano Concerto?



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

15 posted on 09/21/2012 6:25:37 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Fiji Hill

He has that central Asian face.


16 posted on 09/21/2012 6:26:03 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Cindy; Liberty Valence

Just a funny old act, Jim Stafford plays Classical Gas on the Smothers Brothers old TV show.... Pay close attention to the message Jim sends to the stage hand on the spotlight .....:o)

http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=TU_a5ObBXzA

Enjoy ...


17 posted on 09/21/2012 6:26:32 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: AZamericonnie

Hi Everybody!

(((HUGS)))

I always liked “Tequila Sunrise” by the Eagles! :-)


18 posted on 09/21/2012 6:26:48 PM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Be patient. We're a few weeks away, and I'll be giving a full analysis of the piece, thanks to the fact that I studied it as a 15 year old. But this week I have a work for piano six hands that includes the theme from the second movement, put on paper ten years before Sergei wrote the concerto.

Let the story unfold.

19 posted on 09/21/2012 6:28:32 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
At age 14, Sergei Rachmaninov wrote his first piece for orchestra, and it’s quite good. It doesn’t compare to his later works for orchestra when he had a better feel for what the instruments could do, but it’s impressive for a teenager.

Rachmaninov: Scherzo in D minor

20 posted on 09/21/2012 6:29:51 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Publius
Ohhh - Okay!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

21 posted on 09/21/2012 6:30:19 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Cindy

Good evening, Cindy, and thanks for the Friday Night Viseos for the troops to enjoy. ((HUGS))

I will be playing more than a few when I get home.


22 posted on 09/21/2012 6:31:34 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa
I've actually located recordings of Rachmaninov playing the piano courtesy of Ampico piano rolls that were played on a modern concert grand.

When we do the last week, I'll have a story about my late mother's encounter with Rachmaninov in 1936.

23 posted on 09/21/2012 6:32:55 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska

Hello from Idaho.... It is looking seriously like winter is near. the fire activity for the past 2 days for us has been minimal. Monday rain and lighting storms.... hopefully rain.

GOD BLESS OUR TROOPS
SUPPORT THEM ALWAYS
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE PAST AND PRESENT.

((HUGS))


24 posted on 09/21/2012 6:34:29 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eatl my dog!)
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To: AZamericonnie
Thanks, AZ, for today's Tunes For Our Troops!


25 posted on 09/21/2012 6:34:29 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: ConorMacNessa

Good evening, Mac...*HUGS*...hope your day went well and healing continues apace.


26 posted on 09/21/2012 6:36:08 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: Publius
Outstanding, Publius!



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

27 posted on 09/21/2012 6:39:08 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Publius
Rakhmaninov's Piano Concerto #2 in C-Minor has shown up in pop music. In the spring of 1946, Frank Sinatra turned it into a hit.
28 posted on 09/21/2012 6:40:23 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Fiji Hill

Both the second movement and the finale have been turned into pop music hits.


29 posted on 09/21/2012 6:41:49 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska
Good evening, Kathy!

*HUGS*

Day went well, thanks - I was horizontal for most of it. The leg is coming along - next visit with the orthopedist is Thursday the 27th.



Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

30 posted on 09/21/2012 6:42:22 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
At age 14, Sergei Rachmaninov turned out a set of three nocturnes. There is a bit less of Chopin in these three, and the style of the composer is more apparent.

Rachmaninov: Nocturne #1 in F# minor

The second video shows the score, and you can see just how complicated a piece by Rachmaninov could be, even at a young age.

Nocturne #2 in F

The third nocturne shows Sergei using the piano to imitate the sound of bells. This was to become a recurrent idea in his music.

Nocturne #3 in C minor

31 posted on 09/21/2012 6:42:52 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Kathy in Alaska; All
Good Gads! I finally made it back on though not sure how long it will last. GRRRRRRRRRRRR!







Supporting our Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and Coast Guardsmen
at more than 1,000 places across the U. S. and around the world.

~Tribute to Our Troops~


32 posted on 09/21/2012 6:43:00 PM PDT by AZamericonnie
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To: Kathy in Alaska; laurenmarlowe; BIGLOOK; alfa6; EsmeraldaA; SandRat; mylife; TMSuchman; PROCON; ...


Welcome To All Who Enter This Canteen, To Our Serving Military, To Our Veterans, To All Military Families, To Our FRiends and To Our Allies!



Missing Man Setting

“The Empty Chair”

By Captain Carroll “Lex” Lefon, USN (ret), on December 21st, 2004

“In the wardroom onboard the aircraft carrier from which I recently debarked was a small, round table, with single chair. No one ever sat there, and the reasons, both for the table being there, and for the fact that the chair was always empty, will tell the reader a little bit about who we are as a culture.The wardroom, of course, is where the officers will dine; morning, noon and evening. It is not only a place to eat – it is also a kind of oasis from the sometimes dreary, often difficult exigencies of the service. A place of social discourse, of momentary relief from the burdens of the day. The only things explicitly forbidden by inviolable tradition in the wardroom are the wearing of a cover or sword by an officer not actually on watch, or conversation which touches upon politics or religion. But aboard ships which observe the custom, another implicit taboo concerns the empty chair: No matter how crowded the room, no matter who is waiting to be seated, that chair is never moved, never taken.

The table is by the main entrance to the wardroom. You will see it when you enter, and you will see it when you leave. It draws your eyes because it is meant to. And because it draws your eyes it draws your thoughts. And though it will be there every day for as long as you are at sea, you will look at it every time and your eyes will momentarily grow distant as you think for a moment. As you quietly give thanks.

AS YOU REMEMBER.

The small, round table is covered with a white linen tablecloth. A single place setting rests there, of fine bone china. A wineglass stands upon the table, inverted, empty. On the dinner plate is a pinch of salt. On the bread plate is a slice of lemon. Besides the plate lies a bible. There is a small vase with a single red rose upon the table. Around the vase is wound a yellow ribbon. There is the empty chair.

We will remember because over the course of our careers, we will have had the opportunity to enjoy many a formal evening of dinner and dancing in the fine company of those with whom we have the honor to serve, and their lovely ladies. And as the night wears on, our faces will in time become flushed with pleasure of each other’s company, with the exertions on the dance floor, with the effects of our libations. But while the feast is still at its best, order will be called to the room – we will be asked to raise our glasses to the empty table, and we will be asked to remember:

The table is round to show our everlasting concern for those who are missing. The single setting reminds us that every one of them went to their fates alone, that every life was unique.

The tablecloth is white symbolizing the purity of their motives when they answered the call to duty.

The single red rose, displayed in a vase, reminds us of the life of each of the missing, and their loved ones who kept the faith.

The yellow ribbon around the vase symbolizes our continued determination to remember them.

The slice of lemon reminds us of the bitterness of their fate.
The salt symbolizes the tears shed by those who loved them.
The bible represents the faith that sustained them.
The glass is inverted — they cannot share in the toast.
The chair is empty — they are not here. They are missing.

And we will remember, and we will raise our glasses to those who went before us, and who gave all that they had for us. And a part of the flush in our faces will pale as we remember that nothing worth having ever came without a cost. We will remember that many of our brothers and sisters have paid that cost in blood. We will remember that the reckoning is not over.

We many of us will settle with our families into our holiday season, our Christmas season for those who celebrate it, content in our fortune and prosperity. We will meet old friends with smiles and laughter. We will meet our members of our family with hugs. We will eat well, and exchange gifts and raise our glasses to the year passed in gratitude, and to the year to come with hope. We will sleep the sleep of the protected, secure in our homes, secure in our homeland.

But for many families, there will be an empty chair at the table this year. A place that is not filled.

WE SHOULD REMEMBER.”

Thanks To Alfa6 For Finding The Narrative Of “The Empty Chair.”

Robert Schumann – “Traumerei”
(Click)


Never Forget The Brave Men And Women Who Gave Their Lives To Secure Our Freedom!!







Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

33 posted on 09/21/2012 6:44:14 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise

Dude!


34 posted on 09/21/2012 6:44:45 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: ConorMacNessa; The Mayor
The boys are tied for first...Mac and The Mayor!!


35 posted on 09/21/2012 6:45:17 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: GodBlessUSA; mylife; AZamericonnie; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; Drumbo; StarCMC; EsmeraldaA; ...

LOVE YOU CANTEEN DJ'S!!!
Thanks for your hard work!

GodBlessUSA; mylife; AZAmericonnie; Kathy In Alaska; Ms.Behavin; drumbo; StarCMC; EsmeraldaA; ConorMacNessa; acad1228; LibertyValance; Sir Francis Dashwood; Cindy; Starwise; 50mm; gomez; iron munro; publius (and me)
YOU ROCK OUT LOUD!!
God bless our troops!!!

Thanks for a great thread
and all your hard work, Connie!

36 posted on 09/21/2012 6:45:54 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: AZamericonnie; All

Hello Veterans, wherever you are!!


37 posted on 09/21/2012 6:48:43 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: AZamericonnie

Off for home....it’s raining again.


38 posted on 09/21/2012 6:49:36 PM PDT by Kathy in Alaska ((~ RIP Brian...heaven's gain...the Coast Guard lost a good one.~))
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To: LUV W

Dudess! Isn’t tonight your Mescan dinner? :-)


39 posted on 09/21/2012 6:50:01 PM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (I wanna start a Seniors' Motor Scooter Gang. Wanna join?)
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To: AZamericonnie; ConorMacNessa; Kathy in Alaska; MS.BEHAVIN; LUV W
In 1890, at age 17, Sergei Rachmaninov tried his hand at a string quartet, which he never finished. Several movements survive, however, and they show that the conservatory student had picked up a great deal from Tchaikovsky. This scherzo shows a lot of promise.

Rachmaninov: String Quartet #1, second movement

This slow movement is a gem, and it gives an indication of what this quartet might have been had Sergei been bold enough to finish it.

third movement

40 posted on 09/21/2012 6:50:16 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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GOD BLESS AND PROTECT OUR TROOPS AND OUR BELOVED NATION!


TATTOO
(Click)


Must retire – Reveille approaches relentlessly – no weekends at Castle MacNessa!

The Bugler, his grim visage replete with an evil sneer, already mounts the parapet.

Do poor Tom some charity, whom the foul fiend vexes!




All Gave Some – Some Gave All!!!
(Click)


Good night, God bless you, and God bless the United States of America!

Godspeed our Troops around the Globe – especially those in harm’s way – by virtue of their service and sacrifice we continue to live in Freedom!









Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

41 posted on 09/21/2012 6:51:59 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Drop in tomorrow and catch up with tonight’s music from Rachmaninov. I have a few surprises.


42 posted on 09/21/2012 6:53:13 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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Gene Simmons Military Salute
YouTube

WE LOVE YOU ALL!!!



Proper Way To Listen To Classical Music
Video


43 posted on 09/21/2012 6:53:32 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: LUV W; AZamericonnie; mylife; Drumbo; Kathy in Alaska; Publius
Greetings & Salutations to our Troops, Allies and the FR Canteen Crew!

WHY WORRY (1986) The Everly Brothers, Mark Knopfler, Chet Atkins, Michael McDonald

44 posted on 09/21/2012 6:55:33 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: LUV W
Hey, Luv.

(((HUGS)))

Lots of wallerin' music tonight. In a bit I'll post his First Piano Concerto, and you ought to sit down sometime during the next week and just waller in that gorgeous sound. He was the greatest composer of the 20th Century for just plain old wallerin'.

45 posted on 09/21/2012 7:03:16 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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Art Of Noise~Peter Gunn Theme

If you would like to support the artists you hear in the Canteen,
please go to the top of the thread.

Please ping any DJ to any song requests
made on the thread. Thank you!

46 posted on 09/21/2012 7:04:46 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: LUV W

One of the best themes ever written by Henry Mancini. This was during the era when Henry and Andy Barber, the head of the music department at Universal, would sneak off the lot and play hooky at Santa Anita during racing season.


47 posted on 09/21/2012 7:07:35 PM PDT by Publius (Leadership starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: Publius

Howdy, Maestro! (((hugs))) Awesome new subject!

I got excited just seeing his name in the lineup. I do look forward to wallerin’ in these beautiful sounds! :)


48 posted on 09/21/2012 7:07:42 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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To: Publius

Henry Mancini was simply the best and I was so sad when he was taken so soon.

I thought this was an interesting interpretation of his great
theme! :)


49 posted on 09/21/2012 7:09:10 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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John Lennon~Woman

If you would like to support the artists you hear in the Canteen,
please go to the top of the thread.

Please ping any DJ to any song requests
made on the thread. Thank you!

50 posted on 09/21/2012 7:09:20 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos)
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