Do you think Simone was being fair to the father and to the daughter by banning him? I eagerly anticipated reading it and I found it a satisfying read. No finer album has been released since. Despite the strong attraction, Simone will only take Raymond's number and will go no further. ... Jens Hart, der neue Song von ROCK AGE " WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN SO LONG" Jens Hart mit Spezial Guest Gitarrist FRANK DIEZ. I wish I hadn't read the book. I highly recommend this book and hope that it finds a wide audience. In this edition of Style School, Jeff Alworth explains how Anton Dreher’s 19th century creation is poised for a restoration. See our. Raymond is a caring guy who made a stupid youthful error that got him jail time but who now wants to prove to Simone that he's worthy of her love. Why? The Aconitum house seal dangled down from a chain tangled in her fingers, forgotten for the moment. He also used music to escape a family life that had more than its share of fights and arguments between his Mom and Dad. I adore the man, the voice, the playing, the songs. - Length: 10 pages - Age Rating: U - 3 Comments. The 37-year-old actor was cast as Kal-El in 2011, ahead of his role in Man … by Ronald Paxton. Refresh and try again. 40 distinct works • Similar authors I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls, #1) 3.82 avg rating — 177,530 ratings — published 2006 — 63 editions Even before his time in The Airplane, he lived a varied life on several continents. Those 60 and over go ha-ha, ho-ho, I get it, too many flashbacks, too many bong hits, far too many uppers to balance all those downers, and, too many long drum solos. Reviews; Oct 20, 2018 9:08am PT. Jorma Kaukonen just didn't register with me. I run a construction business in the real world (hence why its been so long since Ive played computer games), micro managing sucks, this doesn't make for fun game-play. I can do no better than that. The kicker is that he doesn't really offer a lot of insight into his famous bandmates in Jefferson Airplane. seemed to take me forever to read this emotional self-reflection through the dark days of Rock history. “My first memories of light in the world,” he says, “seem to be about two or three years of age, and I remember this because that light came to me in the form of my mother’s song.” That one of the greatest musicians and songwriters - such an artist! As for the "life" part of it, I have to agree with a number of other reviewers observation that Kaukonen does not come across well for the most part. Ratings. While this may not rate as one of the greatest memoirs of it's time Jorma took Socrates dictum "An unexamined life is not worth living" to heart with this effort. Mr Kaukonen was a founding member of Jefferson Airplane (he came up with the name) and Hot Tuna. A woman thinks she's pregnant and talks about "pissing on a stick" to find out. Though the services of a good editor would’ve enhanced it enormously, I’m content with what Jorma has offered. I am a Deadhead. - would choose to write long, unhelpful passages about the stuff (cars, motorcycles, guitars, amps) and steer clear from any depth of introspection about his relationship with any other people (beyond the most superficial level) or the creative process, is just so disappointing. He remembers all the musicians he has played with and the instruments and vehicles in his life. I have personally cherished Jorma's album “Blue Country Heart” since its release in 2002. Frequently Asked Questions; Tools for Parents. For some reason I’ve always been interested in Jorma’s life ,being a fan of SF rock scene and I’m glad he wrote a book. After reading the book, I find it absolutely amazing that he was able to be so creative considering he apparently remembers so little about this time period that it is covered in just 23 pages out of the 288 pages of the book. How this book made it past an editor's desk is beyond me. I have seen written recently, something like "wisdom comes from expereince, and experience comes from unwise decisions." 15 Certificate ... (Arinzé Kene) have experienced love for a good while - she's had a string of bad experiences; he's been in prison. Didn't realize Jorma had a Finnish background and spent many years growing up overseas, as his father worked for the State Dept.--including some years in Karachi, Pakistan! In BEEN SO LONG, Simone (Michaela Coel) is a smart, beautiful hairdresser lovingly raising her 9-year-old, wheelchair-bound daughter without a father. Coel and Kene are two beautiful, compelling actors who sing and dance well and seem perfectly matched as a couple. Both versions include 5 tracks by Jorma of recently recorded songs, with. ), and hearing, for the first time, Somebody to Love. Now I can't wait for Hot Tuna to come around again! You realize that he's a gearhead, from cars to motorcycles to amplifiers. ... ‘Been So Long’ Tinge Krishnan's upbeat, London-set musical romance is a mixed bag galvanized by Michaela Coel and Arinzé Kene's star chemistry. Join now. It made its points really well and got the essence of London. And, it feels intentional. I have been supporting Jorma’s career for 50 years. The music is decent but ultimately forgettable and the actors are good but not necessarily the best singers. Been So Long is the story of how Jorma found his place in the world of music and beyond. He's one of my guitar heroes and I will always think of him, I have a handful and a half of indelible music memories from the 1960s, starting with The Beatles on Ed Sullivan (trite but true) and ending with all the hippies walking down the road past my bungalow colony to Woodstock, which took place a few miles away. I saw Jorma & Jack Cassady as the more recent incarnation of Hot Tuna at the House of Blues in Boston back in 2015/16 or so--along with Steve Earle. "Been So Long" is a complex and interesting memoir of a long and diverse life which mixes present day writing with journal entries from earlier times and song lyrics to present a portrait of a complicated but ultimately fulfilled life. ; Frequently Asked Questions; Tools for Parents. This is Jorma's story in his own words. A dedicated single mother who, on an unusual night on the town, is … He offers compelling insights into the genesis of Jefferson Airplane along with his contributions and performers that have made up Hot Tuna over the years w/o divulging how the bands' name originated. Mr Kaukonen was a founding member of Jefferson Airplane (he came up with the name) and Hot Tuna. The writing is pretty much what you would expect from a guy who took a lot of drugs in the 60s. It's a frank love story, complete with candid, even coarse talk about sex, and a heartfelt musical in which characters break into emotional song-soliloquies accompanied by choreography to describe inner turmoil. I received this book as a gift before I had even been aware that Jorma Kaukonen, one of my true musical heroes, had written a memoir. "F--k," "s--t," "horny," "hell" "piss," "spliff," t-tties," "sit on someone's face," "get your piece wet." I received this book as a gift before I had even been aware that Jorma Kaukonen, one of my true musical heroes, had written a memoir. Someone is aroused and is "making a puddle on the floor.". Be the first to ask a question about Been So Long. I had an inkling of some of Jorma's life struggles and it's heartening to read about how things have come together for him. Because of that, I was exposed to much great music. It’s like he rediscovered the curious child that was in him all along. But don't ask me-ask the people who were at … Been So Long Tinge Krishnan (2018) 99min. If anything, it makes me realize that I might have missed the moment even if I had been there. Simone's fun-loving best friend Yvonne (Ronke Adekoluejo) expresses her own "horniness" but also thinks Simone has been out … He was given a musical instrument from a young age, and played incessantly. I love his songs (maybe not the lyric so much, but I love to hear him sing and play). Vulgar descriptions of sex. What a transformation Cavill has undergone through the years. I became interested in Jorma Kaukonen in his post Jefferson Airplane & Hot Tuna years--though I always liked Hot Tuna's tunes. I really enjoyed this book, but I am biased. How this book made it past an editor's desk is beyond me. Simone is devoted to wheelchair-bound 9-year-old daughter she's raising without a father. Maybe he still wants to gro. There were parts that I thought warranted a little more space, depth, and thoughtfulness - particularly the section (s) about Jefferson Airplane. Romcom-musical about single mom has sex and language. I also listened to the audio book, which is read by Jorma. I would recommend it highly to anyone who is either a fan of that music, or is interested in people who recover and turn their life around. I have been supporting Jorma’s career for 50 years. I was interested in reading his book because of the brilliant music Kaukonen created during the period from 1969 to the late seventies. Someone overdoses. The main issue is the extremely strong, bloody comic book violence, including characters being sliced through flesh and skulls, shot, shown in pain, and killed. Anil Kapoor has been making headlines and how. For nearly 40 years I have listened to Hot Tuna and the Jefferson Airplane, but mostly Tuna. What is most interesting is Jorma’s reflections on his amazing life and his memories of the events in his life. Been So Long is a neon soaked, modern day romance set on the streets of London’s musical hot-bed of Camden. Thankfully, Been So Long also has a leavening strain of gentle and ironic humour. Now on to Been So Long (2018), which is a pretty okay and surprisingly different romantic comedy. Also an adult with a woman sleeping on a stick '' to Find ratings online. I 'm giving his bio 3-1/2 stars in my reading Log best practices drugs in the late 1960s early. 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