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Tips for Making Your Best Holiday Playlist, Ever!
Author of several books, including Passed and Present: Keeping...
This playlist brings back wonderful memories of my uncle and me. You can read more in Passed and Present: Keeping Memories
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Backstreet Boys Finally Confirm The Most Famous Legend About Them
Todd Van Luling
The mystery about "I Want It That Way" comes to a close.
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Only Adele Can Make Forgetting Her Own Lyrics Enjoyable
Her laugh is infectious!
CULTURE & ARTS
The Most Important Lessons Prince Taught Us
Eva Lesko Natiello
New York Times Bestselling Author of THE MEMORY BOX
As I read stories written about Prince since his untimely death, I realize there are some loud messages he's left us to ponder. One of the most crucial is: it's okay to be different. In fact, it's not just okay. It's important, necessary, vital even.
11 Pieces of Tough Love Hidden in Adele's '25'
Los Angeles-based actor and blogger
The more I've listened to
, the more I've uncovered gems. Hidden in these 11 new songs are crucial, no BS life lessons, or pieces of tough love, I believe everyone needs to hear and have reinforced from time to time.
Thank You Jana Kramer For Singing The Words We Could Never Find
Senior, Public Relations Major at Western New England University
He wrote the words that she could not write for years. Kramer's high school sweetheart finally heard her song. Kramer told
The Power of the Limbic Brain
Jane Simon, MD
Writes a weekly blog, www.drsimonsays.blogspot.com
Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.
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Kanye West Says He 'Never Dissed' Taylor Swift, Everyone Else Thinks Otherwise
"[She] cautioned him about releasing a song with such a strong misogynistic message."
Scientists Are Weirdly Obsessed With Bob Dylan
According to a scientific study about scientific studies.
Damaged Childhood Helped Liz Graham Become a Musician With a Purpose
Lover to only one...and it's a TV show called "V". Writer, Blo...
I often wonder what's behind the words of a song. Most lyrics have some sort of meaning. I love when a story teller musician shares personal things. Liz Graham does just that.
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Has Popular Music Entered a New Era of Social Politics?
Writer and researcher. Author of "Ring of Conscience", "A Para...
The rallying cry of youth in the sixties and seventies was about us, about we, about our generation. A political statement of unity, and a desire to belong and be heard -- together.
The Real Meaning Behind The 'Macarena' Will Crush Your '90s Soul
“Wait, they played this at my elementary school.”
Hell Y'all Ain't Talmbout: An Epic Response to Trans Erasure [Audio]
J Mase III
poet. educator. founder of awQward.
While many have praised Monae as creating a song for the current movement, many in the black trans community have noticed a glaring mistake in the selection of names uplifted in her piece, which was created to highlight the black victims of state violence.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
I'm Just Saying... What Am I Saying?
Chief Operating Officer- The Gupta Group/ The Easton's Group
The Impact of Music
Mom, Student, Music Lover, Writer, Hope filled Optimist
Have you ever noticed what a profound change music can make on a person? It can change their mood in just a few notes, or it can make a person truly introspective within a chord.
The Young Guns on Touring, Thailand and Beer with Ricky Gervais
Despite his crazy schedule, bass guitarist Simon Mitchell finds time to answer a few of my questions. (Thanks, Simon!) For
The Crucial Message That's Missing From So Much Children's Media
Assistant Director of Sexual Violence Advocacy & Prevention --...
The highest grossing animated movie of all time does something that other areas of pop culture find hard to do: it shows true consent.
Pills n' Potions: The Entrepreneur Version
A Beyond Bold & Brave Caribbean Creative
Like Nicki said in her song "people will love you and support you when it's beneficial" and they might even wish bad on you. Nevertheless, let the space between where you are now and where you want to be inspire you.
Rick Rubin Explains How Kanye Wrote 'Only One'
Rick Rubin has worked with and produced some of the most iconic artists in history -- Kanye West, Jay Z, Adele, Johnny Cash
Sasha Frere-Jones Leaving The New Yorker To Join Lyric Annotation Site Genius
Frere-Jones, who spent 11 years on staff at The New Yorker, will join Genius as an executive editor focusing on the annotation
Author and Prisoners' Rights Advocate
Luckily for Anne-Simone, no one cares about the fluff dispensed by the suits. What listeners care about is the music. Fortunately, Anne-Simone delivers the goods.
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