DESMOND KELLY

A “Kelly Klassic”.“Gene Watson – Got No Reason Now For Going Home “LIVE”” – by Des Kelly   Yet another great song that I was compelled to perform many times myself, because I was in the same predicament as Gene Watson was and sang it as a “Kelly Klassic”. Hope you enjoy these sentimental lyrics. ...

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“GOLDEN MEMORIES” – by Des Kelly The Composer of this song was Blaze Foley. Sung by the late, great, Merle Haggard, no better ‘cover’ should even be contemplated, this beautiful song tells the story that most lovers sometimes have to endure. I am no exception to the rule, now just regretting the fact that I have to say exactly the same thing. “IF I COULD ONLY FLY” This is yet another “Kelly-Klassic”. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka. ...

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“IN A NUTSHELL”-by Des Kelly   Some famous last words, spoken and otherwise. Martha Beck, an American Murderess, convicted and executed in 1951, spoke these words shortly before her final hour on earth. “My story is a love story,but only those who are tortured by love can know what I mean. I was pictured as a fat, unfeeling woman. True, I am fat, but, if that is a crime, how many of my sex are guilty ?. I am not unfeeling, stupid or moronic.. My last words and my last thoughts are; Let him who is without sin, cast the first stone”!! Bing Crosby, American Singer’s last words in 1977, were ...

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WALDTEUFEL78 – by Des Kelly I have seen and heard many pianists “do their thing”. Under normal circumstances, they tend to hit the stage”dressed to kill”, as the saying goes, but Waldtuefel78 is somewhat different. He looks like a “bikie”,dresses like one, too, as he plays his instrument, but, believe me, he ‘instrumentalizes’ most beautifully. Take this, for example. For the listening pleasure of all my e’ Lanka Members & Readers, here is Waldtuefel78 on piano, playing Leo Fall-Und der Himmel hangt Voller Geigen, just for you, good folk. ANOTHER KELLY-KLASSIC. Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka. ...

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“CENSUS TO STUN THE SENSES” I was really stunned to read this Census-drivel, as I would call it. However, as they say, facts are stubborn, and if the current census shows that “non-religious” surges, as they put it, this is possibly exactly what it shows. Christianity to me is very simple. As the holy name suggests, it has all got to do with a man called CHRIST. JESUS CHRIST God’s Son was sent to Earth, to live, and then die an excruciating death on a wooden cross at Calvary in order to save mankind who committed the same sin of “doubt”, as exactly that of the non- religious, now penning their silly remarks on the latest cencus forms. The World IS going through very tough times, but it isn’t because of God, folks, MAN is the ultimate culprit for everything now happening on our planet, and now trying to blame ...

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WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW ….. IS LOVE AND YOU!!! – by Des Kelly   “What the World needs now ….. …  Is my story, true,  Animals need this deep love, too,  Show them that, you really care,   They reciprocate it, anywhere,  …… Also God’s creations,  ……. Though they cannot speak,  Love & attention, is what they seek   Try it, and see, & you won’t be sad,     Your friendship with them,        WILL MAKE YOU GLAD” Desmond Kelly. (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka.   Love & attention is what they seek ...

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Our Generation – by Des Kelly This time, from “Keiths-Squared”, with thanks to, firstly, Keith Ockersz and then to Keith Bennett, this, both interesting & revealing portrait on what it was like, during the good old days, especially in Ceylon then, & Sri Lanka now. Let’s not waste time, Des., let’s get onto it. If this happens to be a repeat, then, it’s a repeat worth repeating. Desmond Kelly (Editor-in-Chief) e’ Lanka. >       *WE ARE A GENERATION WHO* >           *WILL NEVER COME BACK* >       ———————————————— >                        May 2022 > > ⚄ A generation who *walked to school* and then walked back. > ⚄ A generation who *went to school* by *bus/train* and came back. > ⚄ A generation who did their *homework alone* to get out of the house *to play in the street.* > ⚄ A generation who ...

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