A Musical Shelter for Orphaned Melodies and Abandoned Chord Progressions That Need A Home
Here at LeeFitzsimmons.com, me and my staff of musical nannies (my instruments) are helping hundreds of needy melodies and chords become beautiful songs every day. My songs are my children.
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Over 100 songs now availabe for adoption (free download)
The music here at the Lee Fitzsimmons Musical Shelter for Orphaned Melodies and Abandoned Chord Progressions will always be free. However, the cost of running a shelter is not free. This is where I need your help...
Sponsor a Song - $10 Sponsor a Genre - $25 Sponsor the Shelter - $40
- When you donate, please specify which song or genre you would like to sponsor, and please state whether or not you would like to have your name/pseudonym listed as a sponsor -
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If you sponsor a song, you may have your name/pseudonym listed as a sponsor on the song description page of your choice.
If you sponsor a genre, you may have your name/pseudonym listed as a sponsor on the genre page of your choice.
If you sponsor the shelter, then you may have your name/pseudonym listed directly below.
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September 1st, 2014
DAILY JOKE -- He was playing dumb; however, he preferred playing poker.
PHILOSOPHICAL MUSING OF THE DAY -- Never underestimate the ignorance of another.
MUSICAL TIP OF THE DAY -- Learning more than one instrument will benefit one's creative resources.
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Scene from a Classroom
a short story by Lee Duane FitzSimmons
"Okay, children," the teacher said. "Please turn your textbooks to page 236. Today, we shall be studying the ancient devices known as warcloths." The children obeyed and hastily followed their teacher's instructions. "These devices were used by the primitive cultures of the 21st century," she explained. "These devices were used to elicit emotion from the more animalistic portion of the human essence."
"My father collects these," said Jenny, a student in the class. "He has hundreds of them in our basement."
"That's right, Jenny," the teacher responded. "These devices are very valuable to many antique dealers and collectors all over the world because they have not been been used for many centuries," she then dimmed the lights and turned on the three-dimensional hologram projector. The class then watched a visual presentation entitled "The History of the Warcloth."
After the documentary was over, the teacher asked her students, "So are there any questions?"
Jimmy raised his hand and asked, "So what were these devices called when they were still being used?"
"Flags," the teacher answered. "They were called flags."
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