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Beside the Music

Brenda Dunkirk thinks she’s the luckiest woman in the world when 80s metal band, Hydra, declares her home as their base camp while recording their comeback album. Swept up in rock and roll glamor she risks her already faltering marriage. Tim, her husband, walks out on her and Hydra’s chaos, and to make matters worse her boss is threatening to fire her if she doesn’t get her act together at work. The band will not leave until the album is done--it could be another month or it could be another year.

Ultimately Brenda must choose between the secure contentment of her marriage or the allure of rock and roll. She must decide: is it possible to be one man’s wife and another man’s muse?

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I’ll See You on the Dark Side of the Rainbow

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Do you remember hearing about this? If you play Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon while watching Wizard of Oz with the sound turned down the music will sync to the action in the movie. Well, I tried it.

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