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The Times They Are A Changin' - Feb.20.2015 Song Suggestions List

Music has the potential to be so much more than entertainment. Sometimes it acts as a mirror, reflecting and documenting massive societal changes. Other times, it’s the very thing that prompts those changes. 795 more words


Norah Jones Sings "Sinkin' Soon"

Listen to this track by documented Grammy-magnet and Texan country-jazz-indie-whatever singer-songwriter Norah Jones. It’s “Sinkin’ Soon”, a Tom Waitsean political parable as taken from 2007’s… 745 more words


Black 47's Rise Up Review

I’ve argued before that all music has a political element to it, whether it is apparent or not.  However, one of the hardest things for a songwriter to do is to write a political song that avoids cliches.   1,640 more words