Monday, December 21, 2009

What about Bobby Mcferrin?

Robert "Bobby" McFerrin, Jr. (born March 11, 1950) is a vocalist and conductor. He is best known for his 1988 hit song "Don't Worry, Be Happy". He is a ten-time Grammy Award winner.

McFerrin was born in Manhattan, New York, the son of the late operatic baritone Robert McFerrin, and aspiring singer Sarah Cooper. Robert, Sr. was the first African American to be a regular with New York's Metropolitan Opera. Bobby McFerrin married Debbie Green in 1975. They have three children.

McFerrin also participates in various music education programs, and makes volunteer appearances as a guest music teacher and lecturer at public schools throughout the U.S. McFerrin has a son, Taylor, and father and son have collaborated on various musical ventures. Taylor has recently been singing, rapping, and playing minimal keyboard accompaniment with Vernon Reid (leader-guitarist of Living Colour) in the eclectic metal-fusion-funk-etc. group Yohimbe Brothers.

Feckless? What does it mean?

What do you mean when you say feckless? Sounds funny or what? Well here are the difinitions:
  • not fit to assume responsibility
  • generally incompetent and ineffectual; "feckless attempts to repair the plumbing"; "inept handling of the account"
  • Lacking purpose; Without skill, ineffective, incompetent; Lacking the courage to act in any meaningful way; Lacking vitality
  • fecklessly - ineptly: with ineptitude; in an incompetent manner; "he performed his functions ineptly"
  • fecklessly - in a feckless manner; irresponsibly and incompetently
  • fecklessness - worthlessness due to being feeble and ineffectual
  • fecklessness - the state of being feckless