TVD’s The Idelic Hour with Jon Sidel

Greetings from Laurel Canyon!

I wandered home though the silent streets / And fell into a fitfull sleep / Escape to realms beyond the night / Dream can’t you show me the light? / I stand atop a spiral stair / An oracle confronts me there / He leads me on light years away / Through astral nights, galactic days / I see the works of gifted hands / That grace this strange and wondrous land / I see the hand of man arise / With hungry mind and open eyes / They left the planet long ago / The elder race still learn and grow / Their power grows with purpose strong / To claim the home where they belong / Oh, to tear the Temples down… / Oh, to change…

Last week I found myself in Montreal, Canada doing my “thing,” visiting a young rock ‘n’ roll group and some friends in the French and French Canadian music biz. At times I found myself among a crossfire of animated French conversations.

Occasionally I would hear someone at the table blare out my name in French, “Jean Sidel!” In those moments I took the time to sit back and soak it all in, snap a photo, and enjoy this stop on my rock ‘n’ roll journey.

“Oh Canada!” When I think of your bands it’s not like thinking about “The British Invasion.” This said, some of my all time favorites—Neil and L. Cohen are from north of the border.

So I started with inspiration from the magical little Hubert Chiasson (singer of the band Les Seasons) and dropped an old song from Robert Charlebois. From there I took a stroll to discover Montreal and beyond. Next stop The Temples of Syrinx!

The Idelic Hit of the Week: Alex Cameron – Runnin’ Outta Luck

tout le monde parle francais ici mais moi @TheSeasonsMUSIC

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