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Archive for September, 2011

Katie Herzig: The Waking Sleep

Katie Herzig: The Waking Sleep

| September 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

After writing songs for film and tv shows, Katie Herzig found a new and exciting direction for her own album.

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Joy Kills Sorrow: This Unknown Science

Joy Kills Sorrow: This Unknown Science

| September 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

This Boston-based string band offers an unpredictable approach to making music based on chemistry and improvisation skills of musical virtuosos.

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show Theme Song

The Mary Tyler Moore Show Theme Song

| September 19, 2011 | 12 Comments

On September 19, 1970, The Mary Tyler Moore Show debuted on CBS. And it’s impossible to think of it without smiling and humming a little “Love Is All Around.” That ditty became 56 seconds of TV theme song history and the deal of a lifetime for songwriter Sonny Curtis who wrote and performed it. Curtis, […]

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Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger

| September 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

I never liked the commercial world. It was a bunch of hypocrisy. I don’t drink or smoke. I don’t like nightclubs and never went to them. Around 1953, I got a letter from some students at Oberlin College asking if I could come there and sing. They said they couldn’t pay much, but they had […]

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Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris

| September 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

I think learning to sing in the arena of country music was behind [my vocal restraint]. It was Gram Parsons who got me into country music, and harmonizing with him, which required even more restraint. Basically, you’re just learning to trust the melody and the lyric. We’re all just servants to the music. It’s not […]

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Dave Berg: Not Quite So Alone

Dave Berg: Not Quite So Alone

| September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

Nashville hit songwriter Dave Berg (“Stupid Boy,” “If You’re Goin’ Through Hell”) took a break to release a CD of his own.

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