Three favorite Chris Cornell things you’ll want to Remember.

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And: A movie I totally forgot about that’s worth renting: Singles.

The opening guitar riff. The lyrics, the video. I remember loving this song just as I’d moved back to my hometown, after years away. Chris had always been the bad boy I had respected (that voice, that high-pitched growl) to Eddie Vedder, who I loved and looked up to. This song was one of the first, years after the Grunge (as captured in a favorite romcom, Singles, which ably captured that 1990s Seattle music scene heyday), that grabbed me. Enjoy:

Can’t Change Me.

This one will ruin your heart. Something’s wrong with my eyes…

HIs cameo in Singles:

Be sure to stick around to 130, above.

His song on that amazing soundtrack:


Okay, this needs to be here, too:




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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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