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"I Get By with a Little Help From My Friends"

I miss Joe Cocker. I loved his creative spirit, his gravelly voice, his spasmodic performances. Joe was unique, a definite “one-of-a-kind” musician. I can’t think of any song he did that wasn’t quickly added to my all-time favorites list. 981 more words

Oil Painting

song of the day - “Never Tear Us Apart” | INXS | 1988.

This year has hit the music world and music fans like me especially hard.  And not just a hard punch like my 4-year-old niece punching me in the arm kind of hard.  979 more words


In Memoriam Leon Russell 1942-2016

Why the media haven’t quite gotten to this sad death of another musical icon is beyond me. Leon Russell was a presence to be reckoned with. 604 more words


Leon Russell, member of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, dies at 74

Leon Russell, who emerged in the ’70s as one of rock’n’roll’s most dynamic performers and songwriters after playing anonymously on dozens of pop hits as a much-in-demand studio pianist in the 1960s, died on Sunday at the age of 74, according to his website. 678 more words


How the Woodstock Festival Became a Symbol for Peace and Community

Based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Michael H. Marks is an attorney whose practice focuses on elder law and on helping individuals and their families protect their assets. 203 more words

Michael Marks

Five songs of my life

The other night I was sitting in my room with my headphones on, going through my tracklists and youtube. While I have a lot of favourite songs, I started wondering about my life songs. 615 more words

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