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Opening Nights Presents Richard Thompson and The Blind Boys of Alabama

By ALEX AMENTA / Staff Editor

A feast for the ears, eyes, and soul; Ruby Diamond Concert Hall succeeds again with the Opening Nights series, showcasing some of the world’s most respected artists, comedians, and entertainers.  590 more words

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Song of the Day, February 17: Crazy Man Michael by Fairport Convention

Today’s song sees a challenge result in a masterpiece. Fairport Convention’s Liege and Lief is best known for pioneering the trad-rock genre. It also includes three smart tracks written by members of the band, songs that capture the traditional folk essence despite their modern composition. 205 more words

Song Of The Day

Richard Thompson & Emily Barker - Cadogan Hall, London, 5 February 2017

Richard Thompson (or RT) is one my favourite songwriters, singers and guitarists. His shows are exercises in musicality. He has a huge repertoire of classic material spanning from his roots in Fairport Convention in the 1960s through to the present day. 982 more words


CA - Police searching for at-risk missing man - CBS News 8

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Authorities sought the public’s help Tuesday to find a 77-year-old man who went missing after leaving his home in southeastern San Diego to go for a walk earlier this week.


Greatest Songs Ever Recorded

A phrase I use on the air. “And now, the greatest song ever recorded.” Veteran listeners realize that I hedge my bets. I change my mind. 402 more words


Comfort Music

In times of stress and tribulation, some turn to comfort food. But I find my comfort in music. A single song can change the course of my day for the better. 579 more words


The Rails "Bonny Portmore"

Bonny Portmore is an Irish traditional folk song which laments the demise of Ireland’s old oak forests, specifically the Great Oak of Portmore or the Portmore Ornament Tree, which fell in a windstorm in 1760 and was subsequently used for shipbuilding and other purposes. 165 more words