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Florence Foster Jenkins

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the earth. (Psalm 100:1NRSV)

I get Florence Foster Jenkins. Although she couldn’t carry a tune, hit a note, and had an uncertain sense of rhythm, she sang with gusto, determination, and – at least in the movie version of her life starring Meryl Streep – from the heart. 296 more words


With a little help

Joe Cocker

Find a friend in need today
you will be doubly blessed.
A soul will be saved
and you will find rest.
Hand-in-hand we walk… 141 more words


"Joe Cocker - Cry Me A River"

Mad Dogs & Englishmen

is a live album by

Joe Cocker

, released in 1970. The album’s title is drawn from the 1931 Noël Coward song of the same name. 92 more words


"Joe Cocker - Bye Bye Blackbird"

John Robert “Joe” Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer and musician. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and definitive versions of popular songs. 147 more words


The late great Stevie Ray Vaughan: dynamicals

I went to college in and around Austin, Texas, during the first half of the 1980s, right before Stevie Ray Vaughan launched to fame. Even then, Stevie Ray was pretty much the last word in guitar flash. 614 more words