Category Archives: Music

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Whitney Houston: My Frequent AM Companion. FM too.

There’s no question I listened to more Whitney Houston than people the age of my children, who were toddlers at the height of her vocal prowess. I’m guessing I heard more Whitney Houston than most people on Earth, being part … Continue reading

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TV and the Memory Blast.

I happened to catch Woodstock the other night. Don’t know the channel or network, and I came in late. One of those channel-flipping things. When I recognized what it was, it was during a documentary portion where local residents were … Continue reading

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Winehouse cause of death: Tragic, no surprise.

People are not freight trains. Tons of metal hurtling down the track toward a broken bridge cannot be brought to a halt with the snap of the fingers. People are different. Granted, it isn’t a matter of snapping fingers there, … Continue reading

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Fleetwood Mac’s Buckingham has Hard Rock date.

Carved into the wooden desktop in my tenth-grade journalism class were the words “Fleetwood Mac.” It was a one semester class and every afternoon when I eased myself into the seat I wondered anew what it meant. The mystery was … Continue reading

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