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Just Stop Your Crying, It’s A Sign Of The Times

Yesterday afternoon as I was listening to some music to relax at the end of a long day of work, I came across a review of the new Harry Styles single “Sign Of The Times,” which ended up being very … Continue reading

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It’s A Small World After All

For most of today, I was not sure whether I really wanted to write about the day or not.  To be sure, it was a long day, and an interesting one, but I was not sure I wanted to take … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Kid Rock

Let it never be said about Kid Rock that he did not pay his dues in the music business before achieving popularity.  Although he might strike some people as an overnight success given his massive popularity after 1998, his story … Continue reading

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Do What You Want With My Body

In late 2013 Lady Gaga released “Do What You Want” as the second single for her album ARTpop.  The song was moderately successful, debuting at #13 on the Hot 100 and making it on the top 100 pop hits of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahms: The Symphonies

Brahms:  The Sympohonies, by the Gewandhausorchester directed by Riccardo Chailly Released by Decca Classics, this three-cd collection of some of the most notable parts of the Brahms repertoire in addition to his four symphonies is a worthwhile and wonderful example … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major & Cello Sonata, Op. 78

Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major & Cello Sonata, Op. 78, by Emmanuel Ax, the Boston Symphony Orchestra directed by Bernard Haitink, and Yo-Yo Ma Rappers get a lot of criticism for inviting their friends on their records to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Brahams Viola

Brahams Viola, by Maxim Rysanov This glorious two-disc set of what may be termed as fairly ordinary Brahams music where the central role is played the viola is the sort of music I can honestly say I am surprised I … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Boston

[Note:  This is not an April Fool’s joke.] Boston has never been accused of being the most prolific band in Rock & Roll History.  In a career that has lasted four decades, they have only released six studio albums, the … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … Continue reading

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Human Beings

Seal’s third album, and the first single from that album, were both titled Human Beings.  The album ended up going gold, but it was definitely a step down in sales after the multi-platinum sales of the his first two eponymous … Continue reading

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