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The Soul of Rock: David Bowie

There are some musicians who keep you from feeling alone in the universe. David Bowie is one of these. Bowie’s voice and majestic stage presence earned him the name the Thin White Duke. He’s songwriting royalty. So many of his songs have brilliant hooks and poetic rhythm. Just listen to the lyrics to “Rock ‘N’ … Continue reading »

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The Soul of Rock: David Bowie

There are some musicians who keep you from feeling alone in the universe. David Bowie is one of those. Bowie’s voice and majestic stage presence earned him the name the Thin White Duke. He’s songwriting royalty. So many of his songs have brilliant hooks and poetic rhythm. Just listen to the lyrics to “Rock ‘N’ … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday Bob Marley! Wisdom and Music from The King of Reggae

Bob Marley was the first reggae star to become world famous.  His music set the standard for all those who came after him. Bob influenced countless top artists in many genres including: The Rolling Stones, Sade, K’Naan, The Clash, Lauryn Hill, The Police, Burning Spear and Tricky. He would have been 69 years old today. … Continue reading »

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The Best Songs and History of Soulful Rock Balladeer Ray Lamontagne

The sound of Ray Lamontagne’s voice lands somewhere between the genius of Cat Stevens and Otis Redding. There’s a vulnerability and authenticity to Ray that makes his songs hit harder, though he sings them rather softly. He backs it all up with the most basic, warm acoustic guitar. His acoustic cover of Gnarls Barkley’s “Crazy” … Continue reading »

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