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My Generation

So, I’ve finally completed my mid-life crisis goal about a week ago when I went ahead and purchased a new record player.  I’ve not much to listen to at the moment so the few that I have are naturally on heavy rotation around the house. 362 more words


"Time Is Tight. . . ": Booker T. And The MG's

Last post, I talked about one of the highlights of my recent trip to Tennessee, The Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville. This time we’re going to Memphis. 723 more words

Music Appreciation And Analysis

Playlist: Songs That Made Me

by Tess Dugan-Knight ’18

Over reading days I joined the Outdoors Club on a hiking trip in Virginia. The seven-hour drive flew by due to the stunning scenery and some great burned CDs. 288 more words

Music Recommendations

771. I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You - Aretha Franklin

Brief Background: I Never Loved a Man… was recorded at Fame and Atlantic studios in January and February of 1967 and was released in March of the same year. 249 more words

Slowly Rolling Camera vs the Middle of the Road

The old saying is if you stick to the middle of the road you get mowed down, and possibly made into some dubious taxidermy (the latter part may just be my addition). 323 more words

Live Music

Solomon Burke, The Bishop Of Soul

Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s. 213 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl