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10 songs about lust

10 Songs About Lust

They say that William Butler Yeats was inspired to great poetic heights by his unrequited love for Maude Gonne. And since then, poets and songwriters have continued to explore the unattainable, that which (and those which) inspires a physical wanting.…

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Three songs to spice up workout routine

Three songs to spice up workout routine

These three songs will energize you instantly, and will have you shaking, grooving, and busting crazy moves. Maximize your workout and brighten up your mood. Every workout needs some inspirational music. You have your favorites for walking, and your preferred…

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David Axelrod; Songs of Innocence and Experience

David Axelrod; Songs of Innocence and Experience

A good few years ago there was a huge resurgence of the vinyl record. DJ Shadow had shown with his seminal ’95 album Endtroducing… that anything from psychedelic rock to avant guarde electronica could form the basis of a quality…

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Song Review: Come and Go Blues – The Allman Brothers

Song Review: Come and Go Blues – The Allman Brothers

Come and go blues was originally released on the album ‘Brothers and Sisters’, the bands first release after the death of co-founding member Duane Allman. It features a ‘Mark II’ lineup with a pianist replacing one guitarist. While this isn’t…

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Johnny Mercer Songbook Legend

Johnny Mercer Songbook Legend

Johnny Mercer was born in 1909 in Georgia to a comfortable white middle-class family but grew up listening to ragtime, spirituals, early jazz and black church music. As a young teen he was interested in poetry, music and making music.…

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Five Christmas tunes you won’t hear at the Mall

Five Christmas tunes

Sufjan Stevens- Get Behind Me, Santa! (Christmas song) From Sufjan Stevens’ 2006 release, “Songs for Christmas,” this song is sure to please any indie pop fan looking for a catchy, fun Christmas song. Stars- Fairytale of New York A cover…

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Purposeful Songwriting: Critical Planning

song writing

Writing a manual on songwriting is like writing a manual on love. The conflict between artistic passion and rational instructions is paradoxical; nobody can become a great songwriter by relying on a do-it-yourself guide. Indeed, some artists’ styles are such…

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