Tag 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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Barbarella psychadella

So I got a little bit of Christmas money and because I’m not going to go to many concerts this year (famous last words), I decided to buy a few albums that I’ve had my eye on for a while. … 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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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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A hit and a miss

There are a couple new songs out this week by artists I admire. It’s always hard to know if I’m going to connect with them or not because even my core artists (Madonna, Kylie, Cher, Dolly) have had their fair share … Continue reading

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