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Song of the Week: September

Dear oh dear. I just had to consult my calendar app to remember what I did in September. It was less than two months ago(!) and I hadn’t the foggiest, as they say. 282 more words


I'd Rather Go Blind

Thought I’d share something a little different today.

I’d Rather Go Blind by Etta James, recorded using Acapella app.


Barry Beckett, 1943-2009

Originally posted June 15, 2009

Not quite two weeks ago, I wrote about the song “Loan Me A Dime” and my explorations of its genesis. What I didn’t write about at the time was my visceral connection to the song. 594 more words


Listen to You Play 'til the Sun Goes Down

For more than a year, some of my friends and I have been sharing music. We’re supposed to review/rate what gets shared with us, and share those reviews with the group, but that doesn’t always happen. 1,515 more words

General Music

Amy Winehouse

I have always been of the view that Amy Winehouse was the only female artist that was on Etta James’ plane — the parallels are all too obvious — a profound expression of “love and trouble” experience going back to Billie Holiday. 67 more words