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I May Be Crazy, But I Think Not

I first heard this song while a freshman in college back in 1978 on the live, “Compleat Tom Paxton album.  One might say this is a song meant to be sung on a Saturday evening. 135 more words

(Rock) Bands That Define A Decade

Music is… A higher revelation than all Wisdom and Philosophy —Ludwig von Beethoven

A question I’ve often pondered is whether a single rock band could define a decade or era they came from. 743 more words

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March 11, Birthday of Mary Gauthier (b. 1962)

Since July 2016, I have been concentrating solely on female composers.  You can read about that in my post from July 19.  If I can’t find one born on the calendar day, I may not post.   127 more words

20th Century Composers

365 Days of Album Recommendations - Jan 31

Muddy Waters – Folk Singer

Put aside any feelings you may have about WHY this record was made, and just revel in the glory of a very-well-recorded ACOUSTIC Muddy Waters album. 165 more words

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Felix Hatfield's Boundaries

Felix Hatfield’s approach to music is so deceptively unstudied, so casual, that, to the unschooled listener, it might hide his mastery. But this dude is a Songwriter – capitalization very much intended – by which I mean he’s someone who has made the discipline of songwriting, the effort to find the perfect alchemical synthesis between text, tune and tone, his life’s work. 1,233 more words

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