Monday, August 11, 2008

fragile

"If you enjoy the fragrance of a rose, you must accept the thorns which it bears."
Isaac Hayes (b. 20 august 1942 - d. 10 august 2008) musician, composer, actor, humanitarian

yesterday the amazingly gifted isaac hayes died. isaac was one of the world's foremost ambassadors of funk and soul. along with music mr. hayes brighten our lives over the years by numerous roles in movies and on television. the world is dimmer today without the light of the talented (and incredibly hot) isaac hayes. sadly on saturday, a friend of isaac's died. talented funny man bernie mac died suddenly at the tender age of 51. isaac has a role in a movie which is scheduled to come out this fall entitled 'soul men' starring bernie mac and samuel l. jackson.

in honor of isaac's life and recognizing that life is way too fragile, a vid of isaac hayes covering sting's moving, and all too true, song fragile (recorded in 1995):

On and on the rain will fall
Like tears from a star like tears from a star
On and on the rain will say
How fragile we are how fragile we are

5 comments:

Squirrel said...

The quote is so true-- with the fabulous rose comes thorns-- you must learn to deal with the thorns if you want a rosy life!

WAT said...

Big names in the entertainment world gone in just one weekend! WHEW! And sadly, I hear Paul Newman might be in his final moments.

:(

dennis said...

Dennis is freaking out! Paul Newman Final Moments! (Will his foodstuffs still be available????)

Megan said...

One of my favorite Sting songs. Never saw this version so thanks for that!

Steve said...

It is strange how both of these guys died so close together, and so unexpectedly. Life is indeed fragile! We forget!