Category Archives: Music

This one’s for me

I’ve been on a bit of an 80s Aretha Franklin kick tonight. Am I the only person on the face of planet Earth that remembers this song? Released in 1986, it seemed weird to me that Aretha Franklin was still … Continue reading

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More old favorites

I’ve written about my “Old Favorites” playlist before, so this blog post feels like cheating, but I have a really good reason to be blogging about it. For those that don’t know, my “Old Favorites” playlist is an iTunes smart … Continue reading

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Mix CD Redux: Dan’s Prozac Mix

It’s no secret that I’ve dealt with depression and anxiety for the better part of my life, and over the years, I’ve dealt with it in many different ways. One of the most successful ways I have done so is, … Continue reading

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Crowded House / Something So Strong

It seems the latest trend in music these days is repackaging old albums into “deluxe” editions to trick people like me, who have already purchased them at least once, into buying them yet again. I mentioned last night that Stevie … Continue reading

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Stevie Nicks / Think About It

On Friday, deluxe remasters of Stevie Nicks’ first two albums, Bella Donna and The Wild Heart were released. I have made my way through the first two discs of Bella Donna, but have yet to wade into The Wild Heart. … Continue reading

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Joshua / Dolly Parton

Beyond all the hair and boobs and makeup and glitter, Dolly Parton is, at her essence, a songwriter – and a prolific one at that. She’s written some of the most iconic country songs of all time, and if country … Continue reading

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Any Which Way / Scissor Sisters

I really miss Scissor Sisters. They were one of those bands that, much like the Dixie Chicks, were greater than the sum of their parts. However, I suspect that toward the end of their existence as a band, they were … Continue reading

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