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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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Song as Autobiography II

Piece by Piece (2016) Kelly Clarkson has been a prolific songwriter since her American Idol win in 2001. As we saw before, Because of You was written about her mother. But she also had a real issue with her father: … Continue reading

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Song as Autobiography

Because of You Kelly Clarkson wrote and recorded this song in 2005. It’s been on the airwaves ever since. I always presumed it was about a romance that had gone wrong. Wrong. It was about a relationship that had gone … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson: Man in the Mirror

ABC News did a program called “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” this week. It introduced the idea that the Pepsi accident may have started Michael down a deadly path of needing painkillers. I’ve rectified his birth chart to show … Continue reading

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Canada’s Unsung Hero?

Bryan Adams Although Bryan was born in Kingston, Ontario in 1959, it wasn’t until he moved to Burnaby in British Columbia that he became the Rock ‘n’ Roller that he is now. His first hit, and video, was “Cuts Like … Continue reading

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