Tho’ much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are;
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Freedie, with Albert and B.B., were Blues' "Three Kings". B.B. King is the only one still alive, but this song is probably the most recognizable of any from a blues great.