Category Archives: Music

Gregg Allman

We’ve lost another great musician too young. Gregg Allman, the surviving Allman brother of the Allman Brothers Band, passed away today at age 69. He had been ill for some time, so the news was not surprising, but it was … Continue reading

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Farewell to the Thin White Duke

Sometimes, this blog feels like a series of obituaries for musicians I’ve admired. I guess part of getting older is seeing your old favorites pass away. So it is again today, with the news of David Bowie’s death from cancer … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger

I was 15 years old when I heard a Pete Seeger album for the first time. Looking back on it, I think it’s kind of amazing that old-fashioned, conservative Afton, New York, a place that probably hasn’t elected a Democrat … Continue reading

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What Is Success?

My friend John Anealio made a pretty dramatic announcement on his blog yesterday: I’ve been plugging away at this particular phase of my artistic life for about 7 years now. I’ve spent the majority of this time trying to write … Continue reading

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Listen To This Song: ‘I’ll Be Your Thor’

Terrific new song by John Anealio. Leave a Comment

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Bless the Beasts and the Children

Like so many millions of others, I feel heartsick about the horrible events of December 14 in Newtown, Connecticut. It’s impossible to understand how someone could be evil enough to shoot a six year-old once, let alone multiple times. The … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Paul

One of America’s greatest living songwriters turned 71 on Saturday. Happy belated birthday, Paul Simon. I hope you have many more years of music ahead of you. Leave a Comment

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