Greg Lake, Epitaph

King Crimson’s In the Court of the Crimson King is the album that made me fall in love with Prog Rock. Greg Lake‘s powerful vocals on the track Epitaph have much to do with this. Written around 1969, the lyrics (by Pete Sinfield) are almost prophetic: The wall on which the prophets wrote Is cracking at the seams Upon the […]

A boy walking down the street

Today was Jonathan’s first day of Kindergarten. On the way home, as the radio played Eli Mohar and Yoni Rechter’s “As Long”, I burst into tears. While it doesn’t do the original any justice, here’s my attempt to translate the lyrics to English: A boy walking down the street On a clear September morning To the school the […]