Tag Archives: singers

Thinking about the Day the Music Died

Plane Accident (February 3, 1959) I guess this is the natural progression of thought from yesterday’s post. I wasn’t sure how I was going to approach the subject, but then I decided to focus on the accident chart. This is … Continue reading

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The True Story of “Me & Bobby McGee”

Kris Kristofferson (June 22, 1936) and Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943) I was thinking about Kris Kristofferson yesterday, wondering if I remembered how to spell his name. Then I thought about Janis Joplin’s version of his song. This post is … Continue reading

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Music as a Shortcut to Our Souls

The Sun on Season Four of “The Masked Singer” There’s one week to go before the last three contestants are unmasked and the winner is announced. To be sure, it’s a very strange and almost demonic, program, but it has … Continue reading

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Well, Hello, Dolly!

Dolly Parton: Here I Am (2019) To celebrate Dolly’s 50th anniversary of her association with the Grand Ole Opry, the BBC produced this documentary. (And for those who wondered why Kylie Minogue was featured, she is very popular in the … 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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