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The Friday Night Musical Interlude

The Friday Night Musical Interlude

The Friday Night Musical Interlude is an experiment to determine whether it is possible to use Facebook as an entertainment medium. It is also one of my favorite hobbies. It started innocently enough when I was bored after posting another series of political articles on a popular local Facebook fan page. I have always loved 70’s rock and consider myself …

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Thoughts of “The Little Drummer Boy”

Written in 1941 by a music teacher, The Little Drummer Boy (originally titled “Carol Of The Drum”) has become a favorite Christmas carol around the world with over 220 different versions having been recorded in seven different languages. Over the years, I’ve listened to the song and enjoyed it, but I can’t say it was one of my favorites. I …

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Boz Scaggs & Michael McDonald

I am pumped! Yesterday, I purchased tickets for Pam and I to see Boz Scaggs and Michael McDonald in concert at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi! I have loved Boz Scaggs’ music¬†since I first heard “Lido Shuffle” and I’ve thought Michael McDonald was awesome since he was a member of The Doobie Brothers many moons ago. To have them together …

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Our National Anthems

Since it is the day before Veterans Day, 2008, I got to thinking about our national anthem. I love “The Star Spangled Banner.” It gets me every time I hear it. Chills down the spine. Lump in the throat. Without a doubt, in my mind at least, it is the most beautiful national anthem anywhere. I watched the Olympics this …

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Stanley Jordan

If you have not heard of Stanley Jordan, don’t feel left out. A lot of people have never heard of Stanley Jordan. But hopefully after you read this and take a look at the video, you’ll know who he is and perhaps tell a few other people as well. Stanley Jordon is simply one of the most unique guitar players …

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