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.
Not yours! Mine! Like a growing infant, Jewel expresses new layers of self-awareness vis-a-vis her own hands. The movie equivalent
It doesn't take a scientist to suspect that pop music's lyrics have become increasingly sexual as of late, with a majority
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.'