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Today In Music History: 12/07/16

Let’s start on this day in 1964, when Beach Boy Brian Wilson married Marilyn Rovell. Brian’s daughters from that marriage, Carnie and Wendy, went on to fame as two thirds of Wilson/Phillips. 248 more words

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December 7: Happy Birthday Ellen Burstyn and Sara Bareilles

Ellen Burstyn turns 84 today.  She made her Broadway debut in 1957 and then spent over a decade paying her dues in television guest roles.  In the early 1970s, she made a big breakthrough, receiving three Oscar nominations in four years.  1,331 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

When You Comin' Home, Dad?

Dump the long runs and golf. It’s weekend sleep-ins and cheng tng outings that really matter to this father

MY FAMILY and I were on our way home after dinner recently when Harry Chapin’s song “Cat’s In The Cradle” came on. 1,140 more words

Dad's Journey

Music Monday: 10 Songs for Starting Over

I think it would be safe to say that music has been a part of my life since the day I was born. Before I’d even taken my first breath, my parents knew that my name would be Corey, which they had picked from a song called… 1,030 more words

Modern Nostalgia

Where are your priorities?

Last Sunday’s sermon at church addressed our priorities in life, specifically Christ and family. If we put Christ first and follow with family, everything else should fall into place. 877 more words

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles - original song

Empty Dreams and Broken Bottles is an original song about the self-deception we all use to keep our dreams alive..and our lives moving forward. I hope it’s meaningful to you and that you enjoy it! 256 more words

Music

Harry Chapin's Mr. Tanner

Harry Chapin wrote a song, “Mr. Tanner” about a Midwest cleaner who dreamed of being a professional singer. We learned to identify with someone pursuing the desire of becoming famous beyond a meager existence. 223 more words

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