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From time to time people ask me what musical remakes do I think are better than the original. Most of the remakes are not even close to the level of greatness as the original, even if the remakes present a … Continue reading

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Sol! and His Lovely Day

Lately, I’ve been in a Bill Withers state of mind. I asked Siri to play Lovely Day, thinking of the Bill Withers rendition but instead Siri pulled up the version from Sol! in my music library. I had forgotten Sol! … Continue reading

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I’m Going Down

Within each day there presents a teachable moment. Such a moment just happened to me. I was explaining to someone that the R&B song, I’m Going Down by Mary J. Blige was a remake. I have had this discussion with … Continue reading

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    Sometimes, when things get postponed, there’s always a gut feeling that it’s not going to happen at all. That’s how I feel about the Tony Bennett concert I’ve been planning to attend at the Strathmore Music Center in … Continue reading

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Allen Stone in My Music Mix

I have grown to look forward to my personalized music mix playlist from Spotify and Apple Music. Today, my mix included lots of great music. The mix included lots of great artists, like H.E.R. and Gregory Porter and K. Michelle … Continue reading

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Since I Fell For You, by Will Saunders

I love how closely you can connect to a song and be deeply moved because of how it speaks to things, people, or situations you have faced. That’s something that is universal and everyone I know can relate to that … Continue reading

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Ever-changing Music Industry

Do you think CDs will ever be valuable to collectors? I think of how the old fashioned record players began to fade away and now are coming back in demand; people are digging out their old LPs. I often wonder … Continue reading

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Hello Hazel Scott

Hello Hazel Scott Today marks the anniversary of the death of Hazel Scott in 1980. Ms. Scott was a Trinidadian-born entertainer popularized for her acumen in jazz and classical music. She also was a popular actress. Born in 1920 on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Fats

Today, February 26th, is Fats Domino’s birthday.  Born 86 years ago as Antoine Domino, Jr., Fats is a R&B and Rock & Roll  musician and pianist with several popular hits during the span of his career. I became acquainted with … Continue reading

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Q-Tip Working With Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill

  Have you heard about this upcoming project with Q-Tip, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jonah Hill? Apparently these gents have collaborated to create a hip hop television series.  The show is to be loosely based on the music and career of … Continue reading

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