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It’s been a while since I’ve posted music here. Been busy. This should make up for it.…

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Tyrone

Sorry for the commercial, this is the only video I could find of the song.

This is a classic. There is something about Erykah Badu that reminds me of Billie Holiday. I think it’s the delivery. Whatever it is, I love them both.…

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You Make Me Smile

I really enjoy what I’ve seen of Blogotheque‘s take away shows. They walk through Paris with talented (though relatively unknown) artists, and pause on the street, in a bar, in a restaurant, on the subway, wherever, to put on an incredible show.…

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A Change is Gonna Come

February is Black History month. I wanted to point that out at the onset of this post because I would be hard pressed to find a more meaningful civil rights anthem than “A Change is Gonna Come.” Well, at least one not sung by Nina Simone.…

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Ain’t No Sunshine

This song was originally written and recorded by Bill Withers. I love Bill Withers. I think he is one of the greatest singer/songwriters ever. But, man, it’s hard to compete with Otis Redding. I wish I could write something about Otis that could compete with the emotion he makes me feel.…

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Bye Bye Baby

Most of us know Mary Wells from her mega-hit, “My Guy.” I didn’t discover “Bye Bye Baby” until very recently. It came up in a playlist I made and hit me like a ton of bricks. Holy crap, this woman meant what she was saying.…

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