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Adele, Barry Manilow and Poison all use this powerful musical trick.
When parents ask me how they can help their child be a songwriter, I pause. I don't want to hurt their feelings. Sometimes I'm afraid to tell them what I think. It may not be what they want to hear.
He's been called the Ambassador of the Great American Songbook, but Michael Feinstein--an internationally acclaimed performing and recording artist, archivist and historian--now has a new title: Television Pioneer.
If some of these are unfamiliar, take a listen -- they might just change your life for the better as they did mine twenty some years ago.
Carole King is a defining voice of our generation. We grew up singing her hits, and her influence endures to this day. Decades after we first heard them, we still remember every word. Don't believe us? Just take this little quiz.
When the two of you are driving to the chiropractor, to the pharmacy or to attend your grandson's kindergarten play, the songs you first fell in love to might still be on the radio, but no longer seem relevant. Here, instead, are a few Love Songs For Long-Married Couples.
9. Most Educational Award / Most Obvious Crossover Ploy Pitbull - "I Know You Want Me" THE LYRIC: One, two, three, four / Uno
Artist and researcher Nickolay Lamm investigated the matter with a project entitled "Money, Love and Sex," which delves into
Carole King and Gerry Goffin, her husband and writing partner, didn't single-handedly compose the sound track to my adolescence, but it's hard to imagine coming-of-age without 'Up On The Roof,' 'Natural Woman,' and 'The Lo-co Motion.'
Staying married for any length of time can be challenging. A union that lasts for nearly 40 years is like winning the lottery. We should all be so lucky.
Daniel Kim is back with his annual mashup of all your favorite songs. It took Kim 180 hours to mix the 68 songs from 2013
Every year, there are a crop of songs that get played ... and then played again and again. Then, just when you think a song
This song is not about a race. It's about a culture. Not African American or rap culture, but the materialism and excess that is overtaking pop culture.
Rihanna's "Stay" gave her the title earlier this year, only to be tied by "Roar," Perry's lead single off the upcoming album
Hmmm, after some careful consideration, we have come to the conclusion that the Norwegians are definitely making a very important
Most of us Boomers remember the first time we heard a song on the radio and thought: "I have to own that."
Cyndi danced, whirled and crooned a song that was not about boys at all (not primarily at least), but about a girl's right to celebrate her Self. Suddenly, I didn't feel like such a disaster.
Of course, fast major-key songs are not necessarily happy. And complex minor-key songs are not necessarily brooding and intelligent. But -- ha! -- it might take eight seconds to figure that out. And who has the time?