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My Top Five Newly Discovered Songs from High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby is our book club’s book this April. I really enjoyed the book with all its humor. It’s a plus that Rob Fleming’s (the protagonist) life is all about music (and other hipster stuff, haha!).  340 more words

Books & Music

Song of the Day - 4/4/15

Combining the best soul singers (Burke, Pickett, Ben E. King, Don Covay, Joe Tex, Redding) of the decade seems like a great idea. If only they would have been able to record more music together… 8 more words


Birdy Saturday

It’s the last in the series. After featuring The Mighty Sparrow, The Falcons, The Nightingales, The Swans, The Blue-Jays, Chicken Shack, The Larks, Lieutenant Pigeon, Flock Of Seagulls, The Robins, Michael Hall and the Woodpeckers, The Black Swans, The Orioles, The Flamingos. 262 more words


0044. Solomon Burke - Rock 'N Soul [1964]

Pretty cool stuff.  I’d probably listen to this outside this project.  Guy’s got a great voice and the music is pretty enjoyable.  The album is called Rock ‘N Soul, and that’s exactly what it sounds like.   436 more words

1001 Albums

The Imaginary Boyfriend Experiment: Sexy Brunch

This month I am trying the “imaginary boyfriend” experiment. The point being that if you live your life how you want it to be, perhaps the rest will fall into place? 1,417 more words

Husband Hunt

March Playlist

March Playlist

Happy March, friends. The birds are singing their sweet songs, as they know Spring is but a few weeks away. Whether you’re a bird or not, I’m sure a little warm weather is much needed. 324 more words

Los Angeles

Real Life Rock Top 10 (05/86)

1. T.J. Clark, The Painting of Modern Life—Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers (Princeton, $12.50 paper)
In the chapter “A Bar in the Folies-Bergere,” named for… 798 more words

Greil Marcus