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Song of the Day - 'With a Little Help From My Friends'

Might as well remind you what my number one choice for a cover that topped a Beatles original, in my opinion:

What would you think if sang out of tune, 258 more words


My interview with Stevie Ray Vaughan the month before his death


On the honker from Montreal, Stevie Ray Vaughan is a tad disoriented. It’s 7:30 p.m. his time, but he’s still rubbing the sleep from his eyes. 1,201 more words



There is the obvious temptation to sing along with a song and perhaps to add some personal variations to it. We do it and so do musical artists. 162 more words


Big Town v. Bean Town (Traffic Light Division)

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a new series that will examine the good, the bad, and the ugly in the everlasting Boston/New York Bakeoff. 64 more words

Fears, Mine - 2

We all live lives of imperfection and yet we cling to this fantasy that there’s this perfect life and that our leaders should embody it. (

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Recordings from a Parallel Universe

Sometimes, in the office holding the coffee mug in your hand, you are definitely allowed to dream…about your next holidays and your newest gym-styled beach body…the new sound system in the living room…or – for example – what albums Tina Turner could have released after 1999. 1,224 more words

Tina Turner

Let It Be

This is the best rendition of the Beatles’s classic that I’ve ever heard.

I spend way too much time worrying about things I have no control over, and over-analyzing the crap out of everything, to the point that my life has become almost stand-still.   87 more words