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Three Songs for a Throwback Thursday

A bout of insomnia last night had me pulling out my phone and amusing myself in the wee hours by poking around on YouTube – which is how I ended up following a thread of “’90s alternative” songs. 225 more words

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The Silence And Awe Of Arvo Pärt

Arvo Pärt speaks to Tom Huizenga (NPR)

Arvo Pärt is one of the few living composers to find popularity beyond the borders of classical music. R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe and Bjork are big fans. 243 more words

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R. E. M. - Everybody Hurts (Live at Glastonbury 2003) HQ - YouTube

via R. E. M. – Everybody Hurts (Live at Glastonbury 2003) HQ – YouTube.

How did I get here?  Having started out looking at Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes (he: apparently seriously not well; she: Diana Spencer wannabee) my eyes fell upon a Cocker version of this.   41 more words

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Throwback Thursday!

I don’t know how to best describe what this song means to me, so I will just say that it’s one of the most beautiful, sincere and emotional ones I’ve ever heard. 59 more words

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Elton John and Michael Stipe Come to the Defense of Transgender Prisoners

Rather than merely weigh in on the topic in passing, Elton John and Michael Stipe have made a strong statement voicing their support for transgender prisoner rights, especially in the state of Georgia where reports of abuse have proliferated. 94 more words

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Elton John and Michael Stipe Come to the Defense of Transgender Prisoners

Rather than merely weigh in on the topic in passing, Elton John and Michael Stipe have made a strong statement voicing their support for transgender prisoner rights, especially in the state of Georgia where reports of abuse have proliferated. 94 more words

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Elton John and Michael Stipe Come to the Defense of Transgender Prisoners

Rather than merely weigh in on the topic in passing, Elton John and Michael Stipe have made a strong statement voicing their support for transgender prisoner rights, especially in the state of Georgia where reports of abuse have proliferated. 94 more words

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