Saturday, June 11, 2011

Tom Rush - The Fish Story Song


With a graduation party last weekend, and dinner with Tom's parents plus a wedding this weekend, I haven't had anything to offer for Beth Fish's Weekend Cooking. But, we did see the wonderful Tom Rush this week, and he sang a delightful song about a fish, in which the fish doesn't get cooked!

19 comments:

  1. Very cute video :)
    I'm always worried when I cook fish that I'm going to underdo it, and usually end up going the other way, lol.

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  2. This was too cute Nan. It reminded me of the first time I was in Colorado and I ordered trout for dinner. When they brought it to me the head was still on, with that eye looking at me. I asked the waiter to take it back and cut off the head. He was surprised and asked me "really?". I told him yes if he wanted me to eat it. I couldn't eat a fish that was staring back at me. Can't to this day.

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  3. We LOVE Tom Rush and I haven't heard that song in a million years. Thanks sooooo much for sharing it and for taking to heart the broad scope of weekend cooking.

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  4. That was a pleasant treat on a stormy midwestern morning. I haven't heard Tom Rush in ages.

    I think I'll make fish for dinner tonight.

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  5. The Book Girl, I've never cooked one. :<)

    Lisa, I think some places they eat things like eyes.

    Beth, I didn't realize it was an old song. He said something during the show about his daughter's school wanting it to be their school song. I thought it was brand new. I view it as a little vegetarian anthem. :<)

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  6. What fun! This is the first musical weekend cooking post I've seen (heard!) - thanks.

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  7. Tom Rush's singing started my Saturday off with a good laugh. How fun.

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  8. A fish that doesn't get cooked is the best kind of fish for me. Great song and video.

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  9. I'm always surprised by the food that people have never cooked or eaten (Nan says she has never cooked a fish!)...my step-daughter has never eaten chicken salad; she is 60 years old and the mother of four, grandmother of four. I find this amazing!

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  10. I loved the song. It was a great way to start the day. I'll be smiling all morning long. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  11. Ha! So much fun! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. very funny. Guess I shouldn't admit that I had rainbow trout for dinner today.

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  13. Love it! I must play it for Dave when I can force him to sit in front of the computer. (He hates computers.)

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  14. This has nothing to do with The Fish Story Song, but have to comment on your header photo. Don't know what kind of camera you use, but it must be a good one. Your last few floral photos have been nothing short of fabulous.

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  15. Penny, he was fantastic. His voice is still strong, his new and older songs were great, and he has a warm and humorous stage presence. Wonderful show.

    JoAnn, it's such a delightful song!

    Margot, yes! And the whole show was fun. He's a great performer.

    Alex, me too!!

    Jill, I became a vegetarian pretty young. It is 40 years now since I've eaten meat or fish. There are loads of things I've never cooked, but loads of great things I have! :<)

    Thank you, Mary! It is such a cheery song.

    Joanne, I so agree!

    Carol, it was new to us at the show.

    Marg, it sure is!

    Heather, guess he won't be your friend. :<)

    Barbara, I bet he'll like it!

    Jill, the subjects are stunning. The photos are pure luck. I wrote about this camera here:

    http://lettersfromahillfarm.blogspot.com/2010/11/my-camera.html

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