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Album Review: The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performed by the Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, and Sir Colin Davis I must say that I did not get as much out of this opera as I would have if I would have … Continue reading

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Album Review: HMS Pinafore (Vintage Collection)

HMS Pinafore (Vintage Collection), by Gilbert & Sullivan, performed by the D’Oyly Carte Opera Company About the only negative thing I have to say about this album is that it only includes the songs from the HMS Pinafore and not … Continue reading

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Album Review: Golden Earring 50 Years Anniversary Album

Among all the bands I have written about for my series on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the fans of Golden Earring have been among the fiercest, upset that someone like myself would know of the band simply … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Renaissance Of Italian Music

The Renaissance Of Italian Music, by various artists I must admit that I have a soft spot for Renaissance art and music, and this album has plenty of that.  The album even comes in a book that includes a great … Continue reading

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Album Review: Violin Adagios

Violin Adagios, by various artists From time to time I enjoy a break from my usual listening material while driving, and since I knew I did not have time to finish an audiobook before leaving on an extended trip to … Continue reading

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Single Review: Everybody Jam! (EP)

Everybody Jam!, by Scatman Jack I really have to thank Todd In The Shadows for introducing me to this artist.  I had never heard of Scatman Jack before watching one of his one-hit wonder retrospectives, and in the course of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Land 2 Air Chronicles I (EP)

This particular “album” is a three song EP that was released by Kenna.  Having previously listened to and enjoyed his two full albums, which were both excellent and should have been hits, does Kenna’s independent music efforts have the same … Continue reading

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Album Review: New Sacred Cow

New Sacred Cow, by Kenna Admittedly, Kenna is far more obscure of an artist than most of those whose albums I review, but I heard about him from an audiobook by Malcolm Gladwell, “Blink,” that discussed how the verdict of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Exposé: Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits, by Exposé There is a common trajectory among many musical acts, and that is beginning with peppy and upbeat and even sassy songs and then moving to a more mature ballad-driven approach.  Among the bands that followed this … Continue reading

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Album Review: The 80’s: Taylor Dayne

The 80’s:  Taylor Dane, by Taylor Dayne Admittedly, when I think of the obscure and unjustly neglected acts of the 1980’s, I have not always been quick to give the proper credit to Taylor Dayne.  Although the production of many … Continue reading

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