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Three songs

When my children were little it felt like torture to have to take them and their birthday party guests to animated films, which is why I’ve not seen Frozen and couldn’t bear to, no matter how much hype it gets. … Continue reading

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Two dead composers, born today

All these years of Celebrating Time, all these days of trying to come up with what had happened on all those days (till my readers got sick of reading about saints), and I’d never realized that Brahms and Tchaikovsky were … Continue reading

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Teddy Thompson, live at the Tin Angel

It was so loud the tables were quivering; it was so loud in that small room with the tin ceiling I thought I’d never make it past the first song; but as soon as he started singing I was hooked. … Continue reading

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Remembering Pete Seeger

When I was around 12 I requested this song on a radio station and they played it, announcing my name. It was one of the most exciting moments of my young musical life. It wasn’t until today that I realized … Continue reading

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