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Beauty post 1: in which I prattle for awhile and explain myself in way too much detail

I haven’t touched this blog in years. Real quick, let me update you on some theater stuff:

I wrote some plays. I performed in some plays. 864 more words

Today In Music History: 07/11/2016

Today in Music History starts with a Happy Birthday to former Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, he is 57 today. Let’s go back to when Jon and Richie were still buds……. 275 more words


80s Song of the Day: Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx

Whatever it takes
Or how my heart breaks
I will be right here waiting for you

Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx was released on June 29, 1989, with Wait for the Sunrise as the B side. 42 more words


Story Of a Crime*

A somewhat recent comment exchange with Angela Savage has got me thinking about another sort of crime fiction: songs that tell the story of a crime. 1,077 more words

Billy Roberts

The Chain #10

I need to think of a new way to open these posts other than saying “So I left you last week with *insert name here* record and asked you to suggest songs that linked to it”. 864 more words

The Chain

Various Artists - Anastasia (Music from the Motion Picture) [iTunes Plus AAC M4A + M4V] (1997)

Since Anastasia is animator Don Bluth’s attempt at a sweeping epic along the lines of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast or The Hunchback of Notre Dame, it’s not surprising that its score duplicates the Disney formula of balancing big show tunes from the film with re-recorded MOR pop versions of the same song. 341 more words