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Songs About Babies

I feel uniquely qualified to talk about babies. Mainly because I used to be one.

Have you ever had that thing where you buy a new car and EVERYONE else on the road seems to be driving the same model? 331 more words

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Photos: Ben Folds @ Riviera Theatre

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Piano Pop singer-songwriter Ben Folds, who released his newest album, So There, with the yMusic Ensemble, on September 11th, 2015, which featured eight chamber pop songs and one piano concerto performed with the Nashville Symphony, performed at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago last night (Oct. 199 more words

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Winx is no Waikikamukau

So, Saturdays now settle into a lovely rhythm.

Alex, Max and I go for our weekly run, just after breakfast. Down past the Gum Tree Reserve, and across Tapleys Hill Road. 641 more words

People And Places

SpotiFriday #22

And I love you dear, but just how long
Can I keep singing the same old song
I’m going back to Kansas City

— The New Basement Tapes, “Kansas City”

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Ben Folds and the Flying Fan Requests

The last time I saw Ben Folds it was fancy.

Backed by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra it was definitely more of a formal to-do, but it made the show I went to at the Phoenix Concert Theatre last night seem both more intimate and more fitting of the man onstage.  659 more words

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SO THERE from Ben Folds

HOT OFF THE PRESS from Hal Leonard is the new vocal folio “So There,” from Ben Folds‘ 2015 album. Ben Folds says in the introduction to the songbook, that his “goal was to transcribe these songs in a way that relays what I would ideally play.” The piano solo parts are satisfyingly challenging, words to the songs are included, and the melody stands apart from the piano accompaniment. 52 more words

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