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Tainted Love Cloned?

Claire Guerreso‘s cover of “Tainted Love” ran over the end credits of Saturday’s episode of Orphan Black:

She sounds like she could be Lorde’s clone. Would certainly fit the show.

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Sunday Music - (There's) Always Something There To Remind Me

Today’s music video is (There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me,  and the song is performed here in this clip by the English singer Sandie Shaw. 906 more words


John Heard (1945-2017)

Addendum: I must admit that I hesitated to post this obit as I usually only feature people related to music, even if the connection is sometimes somewhat tenuous, and I was unaware of any such connection with John Heard. 26 more words

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West Coast Hips

Tonight, the same day Lana Del Rey’s latest album was released, on Wynonna Earp: “I remember that night, you stumbling in all doe-eyed drunk, working those west coast hips to a little Lana . . .”

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Music Recommendations If You Liked Kendrick Lamar's "Damn"

Kendrick’s most recent album has gained wide popularity. These are a few suggestions for anyone interested to hear music similar to “Damn”.

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Catchiness in Music

Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D.

The term “popular music” originated with songs emanating from Manhattan’s Tin Pan Alley and competing publishers in other major American cities. From the 1880s to the early twentieth century, these mass produced songs captured the ears and hearts of American consumers. 429 more words


Chester Bennington’s Legacy Is In What Linkin Park's Music Did For Teens Like Me / Kadeen Griffiths - Bustle.com

The opening paragraph of the moving tribute to Chester Bennington from writer Kadeeen Griffiths of Bustle.com :

Even though it’s been years since I last listened to one of the band’s albums, Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington’s reported suicide was like a punch to the stomach.

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