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In the last two weeks of February, the music industry released a veritable flood of interesting albums across a wide spectrum of genres. I’ve been busy listening to music searching for those albums that I can genuinely endorse with enthusiasm. 1,357 more words

What a diff'rence a day makes

Twenty-four little hours
Brought the sun
and the flowers
Where there used to be rain

Had to humalong to this Dinah Washington song
(won a Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording 1960) 43 more words

Near Blackpool

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is gearing up to celebrate the Ella Fitzgerald  centennial. The program will pay tribute to the artist’s legendary music through performances featuring… 210 more words


Thursday in Corporate Hell (Part 1)

I was originally working from home this morning but, thanks to last night’s snow storm, we lost all power forcing me into Ground Zero of… 147 more words


1001 Songs - 1961

List Item:  Listen to the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Spanish Harlem – Ben E. King

Okay so here we are in 1961 and we have a another proto-Wall of Sound production rich with echoes and (because why not) a rather prominent marimba line. 922 more words

In Progress

November 27, 2016 I'm In Love With Dinah

Dinah Washington, In Love, Roulette R-25180, 1962

There are a lot of great artists out there, and most people know all about them.  But now and then, you come across a great artist that virtually no one knows about.   183 more words