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And Speaking of the Dog Star: Sirius

I have been negligent: I’ve known about the double star Sirius for more than 40 years but never thought to share that knowledge with anyone else. Hopefully, this post will correct that oversight. The Dogon people in Mali, West Africa, … Continue reading

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An Aquarian Exposition

Woodstock Music & Art Fair (August 15-17, 1969) It was 50 years ago this week that Woodstock took place. No doubt, most of you are already tired of hearing/seeing/reading about this significant “3 Days of Peace & Music”, but it … Continue reading

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Strawberry Beatles Forever

Yesterday Imagine a world without Coca-Cola, Harry Potter, cigarettes and the Beatles. That’s the premise of this movie. But, if you were the only person who could remember their songs, wouldn’t you want to share them with the world? Post … Continue reading

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When Barbra Met Barry

Guilty It was a matchup made in Heaven. These two giants of the music world made a hit album together. It was the staged Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper “Shallow” moment of the 80’s. See for yourself:   And if I had … Continue reading

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will.i.am: Positively Brilliant

Songland – Series One, Episode Two Ok. Now I get it. All it took was watching will.i.am perform his magic to show me how brilliant he is, and how phenomenal this program could become. There were four songs to choose … Continue reading

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The Reverse “Launch”

Songland There’s a ‘new’ reality TV show in town. It promises to match songwriters with recording stars, with an instant ‘launch’ on iTunes after the show airs. Now where have I heard that one before? Last night’s premiere had John … Continue reading

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And the Winner is:

The Voice (Season 16) This is the post I intended to write last Wednesday after the finale. My premise was to compare the results (and subsequent celebrations) to American Idol which had its finale last Sunday. Because the winner was … Continue reading

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