Gimmie Shelter – It’s Just a Kiss Away

I’ve always enjoyed the Rolling Stones.  I was saddened to hear of their tour’s cancellation, due to Mick needing a valve procedure.

The musicians below me jammed a lot to the Rolling Stones a few nights ago. It put me in a purist pencil & paper mood. When they went into a 20 minute jam on Gimmie Shelter, I went scribble crazy.

You can find Gimmie Shelter and Kiss Away in the hair. Ran the sketch through a couple of filters for this post.

Mick begins singing at about 2:25… the backup female vocals are AAAA+++++

Sending healing vibes out into the universe, for Mick!

Scribble Art © Resa

Vintage Toronto Music Scene

Oscar Peterson anchors this 22 story high mural in downtown Toronto.

This mural features the entertainers (Canadian & American) and the venues that were popular in Toronto’s yester-years.

It was impossible for me to capture images that are 22 stories high, but I made a stab at it. To the left, and above Oscar, we have B.B. King, who played a lot at The Colonial (a long gone fave spot for blues and jazz)

Shirley Matthews, an Ontario Performer, was a popular fixture at Club Bluenote.

Gordon Lightfoot was playing at Steeles Tavern when America discovered him. He moved on to Toronto’s prestigious Massey Hall after that!

By the 11th -12th story, Muddy Waters is looking somewhat muddy.

Jackie Shane, American in hiding for many years, has made a comeback to Toronto. We welcome her!

Above her is Dianne Brooks, Glenn Gould and Ronnie Hawkins. Besides my camera not having a telescopic lens, there were bare tree branches. By the blurry top,  it was all branches.

Pics take by Resa – November 18 2017

Toronto, Canada

The Artist: Adrian Hayles

Here is Adrian Hayles’ artist rendering, before the fact.

Here’s the best of my far away captures. Pfft! Hey, there’s a side 2! That’s the next post!

🎵 Elicsr Music Mixer One 🎵

I’m presenting this mural in 2 parts.

Artist: Elicsr

This pano shot takes in half of the mural.

Artist: Elicsr

Working left to right, I’m impressed with the faces of Elicsr.

Artist: Elicsr
Artist: Elicsr
Artist: Elicsr
Artist: Elicsr
Artist: Elicsr
Artist: Elicsr
Artist: Elicsr

Pics taken by Resa – September 21, 2017

Toronto, Canada

The Artist:

First half & guitarist at end

Artist: Elicsr

Second half – missing guitarist at front end

Artist: Elicsr

Ste J in Boston

Ste J from Book to the Future sent us a mural from Boston.

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Photo © Steve Johnson

“I found this one at the rear of the Symphony Hall which was just a short walk from where I was staying.”

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Photo © Steve Johnson

“I didn’t get up early enough to beat the cars but it makes me happy that people see this mural everyday and is easily visible from the road as well.”

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Photo © Steve Johnson

“It’s a wonderful piece this showing a variety of people and a real feeling of culture.”

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Photo © Steve Johnson

“Music has a timeless feel and the power to move us, just like a good mural! I love the mixing of cultures it, provides a powerful statement about the universality of music.”

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Photo © Steve Johnson

Ste J writes really great book reviews, some film reviews & once in a while a game review.

 Pics taken by Steve Johnson  –  June – 2016

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

⭐ THANK YOU Ste J ! ⭐

There is no one I have ever met who loves books as much as Ste J, and I love that he finds a mural of writers when he finds a bookstore.

Click on the pic for a really great look at the authors!

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Photo © Steve Johnson

Ste J writes:

“What could be better than browsing outside in the heat under the names of famous authors. If it is not enough to inspire, it also doubles as a reading list as well and if I may, I shall push you towards Italo Calvino and in particular Invisible Cities which is a wonderful book full of imagery and and magic.

China Doll in Montreal

Norman, our music friend from NOM sent us this pretty piece.

Photo © Norman Orenstein
Photo © Norman Orenstein

He has sent us a lot of street art including a https://graffitiluxandmurals.com/2014/12/12/david-walker-miami-fifteen/ piece.

Photo © Norman Orenstein
Photo © Norman Orenstein

He’s working with a new singer now, & their alliance is called  Erohs Shore.

Photo © Norman Orenstein
Photo © Norman Orenstein

  Pics taken by Norman Orenstein –  February,  2016

Montreal, Canada

Photo © Norman Orenstein
Photo © Norman Orenstein

⭐ THANK YOU Norman ! ⭐

Visit Erohs Shore on Twitter !


☆ Sherrie’s Birthday Party ☆

⭐ With Special Guest & great pal .. BATMAN! ⭐

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Artist: Tokyo

Featuring:  Me, your MC for the evening, a cool blue cat by Uber 5000

Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

⭐ Sherrie! ⭐ How do you like your birthday cone? ⭐

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Artists: DOH Crew

There’s no cake in the alley, only cones.

DOH Crew is providing the sweets & the location..

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I’m bringing the music, tacos, pizza & and liquid refreshments!

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Artist: Uber 5000
Artist: Uber 5000

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,,And it’s all happening in this ultra festive DOH Crew alley!

Artists: Dohcrew
Artists: Dohcrew

⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Happy Birthday Sherrie! ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

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OMG! The 3-story Lovebot has shown up late. Resa had invited it, but it wasn’t sure it could make it.

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Wow what a party!

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❤ Love Auntie Resa ❤

Pics taken by Resa, September & October, 2015

Toronto, Canada

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Practice safe nail health

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★ Security provided by “Cute Puppy” ★

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