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Fast Cars, Loud Music

I have a confession to make. I love driving fast, listening to pop music (all of it — rap, too), and dancing — all at the same time. And I can dance while sitting in my car. Believe it. In … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ the Town, Lookin’ for a Light

Leave it up to Mick and the boys – they do have a way with words. But they are right you know – we do spend an inordinate amount of time looking for and struggling to acquire what we think … Continue reading

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The Genius Keeps “Georgia On My Mind”

Ray Charles was a genius. His voice was as rich as divinity candy and as smooth as Kentucky bourbon. His final album, Genius Loves Company, was released in September 2004, four months after his death. It was his first top-10 album in forty years … Continue reading

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A Little Help From My Friends In My Life

American Idol saluted these guys last night.  The contestants sang songs written by The Beatles…those magical song masters from our youth…they penned the tunes to which we  fell in love, fell out of love, lost love, found love, and learned the meaning … Continue reading

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Playing For Change Is Music and Music Is Love

Great ideas are often accidents. And so it is with “Playing for Change.” What started as a documentary film project morphed into an effort to inspire, educate, and validate people who have few, if any, resources. The project is supported … Continue reading

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Another Love Song for Love Month

“Some Kind of Wonderful“, which was written by John Ellison and first recorded by his group, Soul Brothers Six, in 1967, was and continues to be one of my favorites. It only made it to  number 91 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, but remains … Continue reading

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My National Anthem

Jackie DeShannon… I fell in love with this song in 1965 and it continues to be my national anthem for not only February, the love month, but for the rest of the year, too…hope you enjoy.

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