Category Archives: Pop/Light Rock

Album of the Evening- Stages

Album of the Evening-┬áStages┬áby Josh Groban The longer I blog about music, the less I seem to tolerate albums in the classical/pop crossover subgenre that all include the same songs. I suppose if you are a man singing baritone or … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Hushabye

Album of the Evening – Hushabye, by Hayley Westenra I had enough high energy evening music for a while, at least enough that tonight’s album is a lullaby collection by one of the women whose voice I occasionally wish I … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Mercy Street

Album of the Evening- Mercy Street, by Keith Harkin Ok, maybe this is not the best album to wind down and fall asleep to. Keith Harkin, who has been one of the principal singers in Celtic Thunder for about a … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Phone Power

Album of the Evening- They Might Be Giants, Phone Power I feel old when I think about how long ago the album Flood was released, that has most of the songs I really know from They Might Be Giants. But, … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Chimes of Freedom

Album of the Evening – Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan, Honoring 50 years of Amnesty International (2012) I mentioned this album yesterday- this is the collection through which I started listening to The Airborne Toxic Event. There … Continue reading

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Album of the Evening- Songs of God and Whiskey

The Airborne Toxic Event- Songs of God and Whiskey (2015) I’ve been making a habit of putting on a single album every night for bedtime music. My cats seem to like this idea, and they really liked frolicking to this … Continue reading

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Tunes of the Day – Modern Covers on Youtube

We all wonder what media will last long enough to become classics for future generations. Here are 5 great cover videos currently available on youtube that I think may have a chance at obtaining ‘classic’ status. Postmodern Jukebox, “All About … Continue reading

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Ravenblog: Fierce Bad Rabbit, Virus Shawls and Louis L’Amour

I’ve been listening to far too many audiobooks lately. They are nice because they leave my hands free to crochet, but they are also annoyingly slow compared to just reading the books myself. It took over 10 hours to listen … Continue reading

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Ravenblog: Covers Wishlists, Josh Groban, Rhydian, and Celtic Thunder

One of my favorite things about local/regional music scenes is that the musicians that dominate many local music scenes is original, songs I have never heard before, written by or for the bands that perform them. With how unoriginal mainstream … Continue reading

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Weekly 20 Songs: 13 November 2014

Weekly playlists are back!!! I am never sure how many people ever listen to the songs I list on these posts, but I like making them, and I need more new music in my life again, which was what the … Continue reading

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