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Weekly 20-Song Playlist: June 26

I gave up doing these playlist posts a while ago when, thanks to my leaving Fort Collins and winding up in a place where my Internet access was not all that reliable, I decided these were just too much work … Continue reading

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Tunes of the Day: Postmodern Jukebox

Have you heard any of the Postmodern Jukebox videos yet on youtube? One is floating around social media now, a cover of Radiohead’s “Creep” performed by Haley Reinhart. ¬†Haley is one of those uber-talented singers who got eliminated from a … Continue reading

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2014 Reading Recap 2: Authors

Every year I pick authors to focus on, not that I read all their books that year, but I make a point of reading at least a few of their books. This year I chose Clive Cussler, Stephen King, and … Continue reading

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40 Days of Favorite Songs (11): Carol of the Bells

This song came on my randomized spotify player just now, and once again I got all tongue-tied by about 3-4 lines in. Carol of the Bells has VERY easy lyrics, with only a few lines to learn and a very … Continue reading

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40 Days of Favorite Songs (10): Hallelujah

All my other non-holiday posts in this series have had 5 distinct songs listed, but some songs merit their own whole post just by themselves. Leonard Cohen’s song “Hallelujah” is one of these special songs. The recordings I’ve heard of … Continue reading

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40 Days of Favorite Songs (9): Quanno Nascette Ninno

One of my absolute favorite holiday songs is a Napolitan traditional song that originates in a world of droning bagpipes and Middle Eastern influences. The notes crunch memorably, making this one of the most difficult songs for the women’s chorus … Continue reading

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40 DAYS of Favorite Songs, Part 1

My die-hard readers (My fans? Do I have fans? That would be cool.) have already noticed, but just in case you haven’t seen them yet, I’ve been posting a series on bubblews over the past few weeks called 40 Days … Continue reading

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40 Days of Favorite Songs (8): Christmas Music Segment Pt1

Christmas is fast approaching, and there are some really great holiday recordings to choose from for just about any favorite holiday song. Here is my favorite version of “12 Days of Christmas”, though I must admit it is not exactly … Continue reading

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40 Days of Favorite Songs: 7

I got bored with my usual headers, so I’m using old photos I took at concerts for a while, maybe for the rest of this post series. I do, after all, have thousands of old concert photos in my folders … Continue reading

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Ravenblog: Nice quiet night at home

Last week at this time I was ‘entertaining’ my unexpected houseguest (my sister), getting no reading done and very little else accomplished. Thankfully this weekend we are back to our normal Friday nights, and I have stacks of books calling … Continue reading

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