"Touch of Grey" by Clairol does sound like a blatant rip-off to me too......I thought "WTF?!" as soon as I saw the commercial.
It's funny and ironic though....I can't picture any Deadheads rushing to the shelves for a product like that. Hardly Clairol's "core demographic"...we don't care about a Touch of Grey...It kinda suits us....anyway.
"In a bed, in a bed, by the waterside I will lay my head.
Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul."
Burns hisself is a long time head by the by.
Sugar Magnolia appears as under music in Ken Burns' National Parks Series in Episode Six, during a segment highlighting the international growth of the idea of National Parks! Woo Hoo!!!!
Conversation is always more interesting than recitation, so speak your mind and not someone else's.
being a tacoma boy---
and what book on north-west literature would be complete without a chapter on Mr. Ken Kesey? Seems the author met him in 1979 and became a friend of the family. Glad I'm here too!
Hey, sounds like a good mental and physical place to reside. Glad I'm here.
Spent much of the weekend wandering here in the forests of NE WAshington.
I've always loved that quote.
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
From a book I'm reading called "The Far Corner"-Northwestern views on land, life,and literature. By John Daniel, 2009, Talking about John Muir he writes: As followers of the Grateful Dead like to remind us, quoting J.R,R, Tolkien, "Not all who wander are lost."
The April 30th edition of Rolling Stone has an article on the Dead with pics from their free Dead.net shows in NYC.
A Day of Resurrection, Renewal and Rebirth
I wonder where Clairol got the idea for "Touch of Grey" for men? They could at least use the Dead's song in their commercial!