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A Musical Note: Rolf Harris – Sun Arise (via Uphill Writing)

In my memory, Rolf Harris was renowned for his ditties, Tie Me Kangaroo Sport and Jake the Peg. What I didn’t realise until much later was the depth of Harris’ talents. He was (and still is) an exceptional artist and he used his comedic talents while demonstrating his painting technique. His canvasses were broad but unique. I have a fond recollection of his UK chart-topping song, Two Little Boys, itself a commentary on the futility of war as well as the love between brothers. This particular song, Sun Arise, I haven’t heard for such a long time. Thanks, Rik, for bringing back some rather nice memories

A Musical Note: Rolf Harris - Sun Arise Australian born renaissance man, Rolf Harris is known for his acting, comedy performances, painting and drawing, and of course song-writing and singing… and chances are, if you live in the US,  you’ve never heard of him.  Most of his songs were comedic in nature, but one, very early on in his career was poetic and powerful—at least in my … Read More

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