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A Belated Happy Mother's Day!

Sorry to be late with this! It’s been depressing since my daddy passed away last month. My mother died last year in January 2014. This is my second Mother’s Day without her. 50 more words

Pop Culture

0811 Love Is A Swingin' Thing - The Shirelles (1962)

Shirley Owens and Luther Dixon wrote this song in 1962. It was first recorded by The Shirelles and released as the B-side to Soldier Boy… 76 more words


0810 Soldier Boy - The Shirelles (1962)

Luther Dixon and Florence Greenberg wrote this song in 1962. It was first recorded by The Shirelles and released as a single. The B-side was… 65 more words


2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The "5" Royales

As we get closer to the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, I’ll share short and sweet profiles of the inductees and some lesson ideas. 152 more words

Practical Music Education Tools

The Spice Girls - Express yourself, Create the Spice

During the summer of 1996 I was about to launch Popscene, a music television show for teenagers,  I first heard mention of The Spice Girls. All manner of new music would arrive into the office on a weekly basis from well-meaning pluggers and publicists, much of it of dubious quality, even for our target audience. 3,499 more words


Till My Baby Comes Home, by The Shirelles

Not sure girl, been gone for long long still
& now the Romeos are knocking & ringin’ my bell
They just keep hangin’ around
Steady to right to break me down… 77 more words


Look Away, by The Shirelles

(Look away, look away, look away, look away)
Turn your head & walk on (don’t stop) when you see me alone
Don’t you bother to say “Good day” … 218 more words