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Songs of the Sea: Sons and Daughters

One of my favorite songs by one of my favorite bands!

I’ve been listening to this CD a lot in my car lately. I’ve been driving a lot more than usual lately. 244 more words


Good Storytelling through Song

What makes a good story?

A good story isn’t just a beginning, middle, and end. A good story makes you feel something, relate with the narrator, or leaves you wanting to know more. 647 more words

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival

(See above for newly announced schedule)

*****UPDATE 9/10/15******

The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, who unveiled their impressive inaugural lineup earlier this year, is pleased to announce the lineup by day as well as offering single day tickets,   319 more words


Rosie's Avid Readers #RBRT The Princess Of Siberia by Christine Sutherland #Russia #Siberia

Rosie’s Avid readers are people who like reading and have a book to tell us about, they are the voice of a friend who says ” I just read this book….” 255 more words


Historical Fiction and Music

Since documentary popular music would be hard to come by it all qualifies as fiction. Some of it is historical-oriented.

In 1973 Scottish singer-songwriter Al Stewart looked at history in… 32 more words

Historical Fiction

Make You Butter

It’s March already! Two months down, so I thought I’d flag some of my musical highlights of the year so far. By a long stretch my favourite album of the year to date is from The Decemeberists. 366 more words


"I Want a Divorce," by Grammar

This song, which features a beautifully sung duet between Marc Zazzaro and Laura Mielenhausen, is, I’m about to overuse a word here, beautiful. Everything, from the bass, to the lyrics, to the all encompassing in-between, has left a strong wanting to hear more from this band. 279 more words