Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Thumbs Up: New "Juana Change" Music Video

Watch the newest installment of the "Juana Change" saga. This time it's a music video and same as before tackling the culture of corruption in the government and what we, the Filipinos can do about it. Here's the video with English subtitles.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Thumbs Up: My 12 Most Beautiful Female Voices Of All Time

In honor of Ms. Whitney Houston's comeback via her new album "I look to You", I put together my top 10 most beautiful female voices of all time. Here they are:

Whitney Houston - Songs: "So Emotional", "Tell Me No", "Didn't We Almost Have It All".

Aretha Franklin - Songs: "Respect", "Chain Of Fool", "Ever Changing Time", "Think".

Barbara Streisand - Songs: "Guilty", "What Kind Of Fool", "You Don't Bring Me Flower".

Mariah Carey - Songs: "Dream Lover", "Love Takes Time", We Belong Together".

Martha Wash - Songs: "It's Raining Men", "Taking Away Your Space", "Strike It Up", "Everybody Dance Now" 

Patti LaBelle - Songs: "Lady Marmalade", "If Only You Knew", "On My Own".

Chaka Khan Songs: "I Feel For You", "Stay", "Through The Fire", "I'm Every Woman". 

Toni Braxton - Songs: "Breathe Again", "Un - Break My Heart", "He wasn't Man Enough". 

Celine Dion - Songs: "Beauty And The Beast", "Because You Love Me", "Only One Road".

Lisa Fischer - Songs: "How Can I Ease The Pain", "Wild Flower", "I Love You, Porgy"

Sade Adu - Songs: "Soldier of Love", "Smooth Operator", "Is It A Crime", "Ordinary Love"

Lauryn Hill - Songs: "Killing Me Softly", "Ex- Factor", "Everything Is Everything", "His Eyes On A Sparrow".

Whitney Houston.Com Link: Vote for (National Public Radio) NPR's 50 Great Voices

Friday, September 4, 2009

Thumbs Up: Robert Frank's Elevator Girl Now Has A Name

"That little ole lonely elevator girl looking up sighing in an elevator full of blurred demons, what's her name & address?"

That was a line from Jack Karouac's introduction in the book of photos by photographer Robert frank, "The Americans" which the photo you see above was included. It was a photo of a young woman working as an elevator girl which was taken by the famous photographer Robert Frank in Miami Beach, Florida, in 1955. Now she has a name. She is Sharon Goldstein Collins. Read more about the photo, "Elevator Girl" by Robert Frank and listen to the interview of Sharon Collins on All Things Considered at NPR (National Public Radio).

Listen to Sharon Goldstein Collins Interview on NPR