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Favorite music in War Films

Music in film can inspire, uplift, drag us down and draw tears to our eyes sometimes all in one scene and the best examples seem to be in war movies.  As a small salute to the men and women who have served their country I wanted to take a moment to thank our troops for helping […]

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New Music Tuesday

The Divas return with their unique take on the classics. Aretha Franklin “Sings The Great Diva Classics” Aretha is here to remind everyone she’s the true original.  The first single is a mashup of “Rolling In The Deep/Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” with mixed results.  I think it needs to be a little more restrained but […]

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Don Cornelius

As most of you know Don Cornelius died on February 1. Soul Train hosted some amazing moments.  Click on the photos to see some of my favorites of the “hippest trip in America”. Aretha Franklin sings “Mary Don’t You Weep” Billy Preston (and his spectacular afro) “Nothing From Nothing” The Staple Singers (with Pops) singing […]

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As I was watching my daughter’s dance recital and yet another of this artist’s songs were played (4 in total), I realized that we are in a unique time for pop music.  This is like Aretha Franklin in 1967, Carole King in 1971 or Alanis Morissette in 1995 where a single woman has captured the […]

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