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Favorites of the Year 2015

My end of the year extravaganza is called Favorites of 2015 because I just don’t listen to enough new music through the year to warrant calling it a Best Of list – though I do believe many of the musicians or the albums mentioned should be considered. Anyway, sorry there is no magazine version this […]

The long and winding road

The road to where I am now musically is one that took many twists and turns. I can pinpoint 1976, the bicentennial year, and all I can remember is Three Dog Night songs were all over AM radio. I knew all the words to “Shambala,” “One,” and “Joy to the World.” In high school (I […]

Michelle Bachmann, an American Girl?

A recent post on No Depression about Michelle Bachmann using Tom Petty’s “American Girl” as a campaign song got me thinking. The post, titled Since when does music have to be “red state / blue state”? (click HERE to read it), asked: is the unauthorized use of a musician’s song used in a campaign really […]