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Soul Legend Stevie Wonder

       Stevie Wonder press photo – steviewonder.net. After a lifetime of being a fan, I’ll see Stevie Wonder tonight. He is not only a master of pop, soul and other styles, a genius keyboardist, smart songwriter and supreme vocalist. Stevie Wonder is a ray of light in the dark halls of music history. … Continue reading »

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Soul Legend Stevie Wonder

After a lifetime of being a fan, I’ll see Stevie Wonder tonight. He is not only a master of pop, soul and other styles, a genius keyboardist, smart songwriter and supreme vocalist. Stevie Wonder is a ray of light in the dark halls of music history. Born in 1950, Steveland Hardaway Judkins grew up sightless … Continue reading »

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The Softer Side of Jimi Hendrix: Love Songs from The World’s Greatest Guitar Player

Jimi Hendrix is known as the greatest guitar player of all time. Famous hits “Purple Haze”, “Voodoo Chile”, “Crosstown Traffic” and “All Along The Watchtower” are hard-hitting, electric and technically brilliant. The softer side of Jimi is lesser-known, and (in my humble opinion) much deeper. The third side of the 1968 album Electric Ladyland is emotional … Continue reading »

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Glen Miller and The Andrew Sisters: Songs for My Grandpa

Grandma and Gramps met in the 1940s at a friend’s party. They both loved to dance. Her nickname was “Snake Hips” and everyone called him Fritz. He went off in World War II and came back a changed man. My gramps was not transformed the way many men were by the war. He came back … Continue reading »

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