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Sunday Soul: Etta James - A Sunday Kind of Love

As soon as you hear Etta James’ voice, you know that you have to stop and listen. That magnificent soulful voice can instantly shake up your day. 33 more words


The Ugly - Red Dillard Morrison

This month I will share stories on Black History Month – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. History isn’t always pretty and sometimes we sanitize that which makes us uncomfortable. 552 more words


Today's Theme Music

We…sometimes face moments and events that drive us to think and compare the best and the worst. It seems like a daily ritual for some. Others are able to take these thoughts and inspect them and present them as something that’s at once pain, and a salve for the pain. 86 more words

FlinterFile: Earth, Wind & Fire- Sing A Song

When Earth, Wind & Fire had their breakthrough in 1975, they had to go on tour. 116 more words


Energy Conservation (through Song)

Feeling a bit under the weather today, but I have things to do so… when I have these bursts of energy, I must act. In addition to today’s song, I have to answer work emails, do some light yoga and an arms workout (because, really, what good is a singer who can’t dead-lift at least 100 lbs?). 16 more words

Song A Day

watch out strange cat people...

…little Red Rooster’s on the prowl

Lyrics: I am the little red rooster / Too lazy to crow for day / I am the little red rooster / Too lazy to crow for day … … 90 more words


January 25: Happy Birthday Alicia Keys and Etta James

Our two headliners today are a pair of singers who between them have a total of nearly twenty Grammys.

Alicia Keys turns 36 today.  The R&B star made her performing debut on The Cosby Show at the age of four (as a guest at a slumber party), and signed her first recording contract at the age of 16. 1,037 more words

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