But still not a bad book. Sailor Moon! Sailor Jupiter This is a quick read, and not as good as Keasy's Cuckoo... or ...Great Notion. In this story, good vs. evil, is annulled when the earth's magnetic pole suddenly shifts. Need to read more by Kesey. Sailor Song is a. I first read this book during unfortunate personal circumstances circa 1993. Ken Kesey is perhaps my favorite author. Great characters, Just far enough into the future to add some interesting fillips, lots of environmental commentary. I'd read the reviews and wasn't going to bother, but came across the book while traveling and decided to give it a go. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. We worked on it originally; then, the other collaborators contributed some different lyrics. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest 2 this isn’t. This book had some of the most unforgettable, moving moments I have ever read (much like Cuckoos Nest) that seemed to come out of nowhere. "Sail On, Sailor" is a song by American rock band the Beach Boys from their 1973 album Holland.It was written by Brian Wilson, Ray Kennedy, Tandyn Almer, Jack Rieley, and Van Dyke Parks.It was released as a single in 1973, backed with "Only with You", and peaked at number 79 on the American singles charts. I only got 75 pages in. Carl was the next to attempt a vocal, but he then suggested that Chaplin make an attempt. Be the first to ask a question about Sailor Song. A few explanations are missing, and some of the lingo I didn't understand, but I kept reading assuming a few more details would be forthcoming. Sailor Jupiter The trick is to keep an eye peeled, so they don't slip by unappreciated.”, Oregon Book Award Nominee for Fiction (Finalist) (1993), The obscure: Best books most haven't read (or even heard of), Salmon and Alaskans: Lives and Livelihoods, 'The Office of Historical Corrections' and the Power of the Short Story. But I never questioned it, just as I never questioned the various claims on the residuals. I think I missed the point. Clark was also afforded international success with both her recording of "Sailor" and also with Marin the French-language rendering of the song. [17] Brian acknowledged himself being "grossly incompetent" with the song, failing to show up at its backing vocals session, but giving some instructions by phone. She is the one... A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis … She is the one... At times I felt like I was there, in Kuinak, with the mangy dogs, the Deaps, and the sketchy movie directors. Reminded me of a post-apocalyptic Watchmen, but way better. [15] Parks commented: "I'm glad that every one came out of their little rooms to claim co-writing credit on that song. Ken Kesey is one of the great riffers in the history of American letters. One part of the dichotomy always threatens the other and in the end the earth survives. Over the years I've read this book about once every five years, and am currently on my 4th copy after giving it to a number of folks with the understanding that they were to pass it along. Sailor Moon! I'll admit my 2 stars are based entirely on having read Sometimes a Great Notion only months previous. On the tally of the biggest UK hits of 1961 "Sailor" by Petula Clark is ranked at #16. "[4] He explains: "That was a tough moment for both Brian and me. " Sailor " is the title of the English-language rendering of the 1959 schlager composition " Seemann (Deine Heimat ist das Meer) " originally written in German by Werner Scharfenberger (de) and lyricist Fini Busch (de): featuring lyrics in English by Norman Newell (writing as David West), "Sailor" would in 1961 afford Petula Clark her first UK #1 hit, simultaneously granting Top Ten success to Anne Shelton while also … This is a quick read, and not as good as Keasy's Cuckoo... or ...Great Notion. Start by marking “Sailor Song” as Want to Read: Error rating book. I loved how the last two chapters ran everyone's stories together with nothing more than a paragraph break each time. There are some great moments, and a decent set-up. A 1975 reissue (also backed with "Only with You") charted higher, at number 49. She is the one... Kesey paints a wonderful picture of a small, coastal Alaskan fishing village full of colorful characters that come into "good fortune" brought on by big business, hollywood types. Clark's next French chart hit after "Marin": "Roméo" (also a French rendering a UK hit by Clark), would be the first of Clark's five French #1's. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published