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Blue Moon on Monday

My wife has loved Duran Duran since they broke through the American music scene in the early 1980s. If I’m being honest, I’ve been a fan since then, too — although I’ve been loathe to admit it ever since being teased … Continue reading

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Carol ears

Christmas is a little tougher and a little sadder this year following the loss of my mother two months ago, but I’m also enjoying some nostalgia I’ve recently uncovered. This was unequivocally her time of year, and that meant it was our time … Continue reading

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MMM 6 — Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans

I didn’t cry when I heard John Lennon was dead. I’m embarrassed to say, I didn’t know enough about him then to appreciate what a loss the world had suffered. That was still before I had developed a renewed interest … Continue reading

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MMM 5 — Four lads who shook the world

Love Me Do was released 50 years ago – or at least, it was released 50 years before the day I started writing this, which technically is now yesterday. Regardless, the Beatles’ first single is now 50 years old. I think it’s safe … Continue reading

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MMM 4 — For jukebox and country…

They say you can’t go home again. Sometimes, though, you can take a bit of home with you. It’s especially convenient if you carry it in the form of a song or two. I do that. The songs are lightweight … Continue reading

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MMM 3 — They toked, they joked, they croaked

Every once in a while, I discover a band on my own. That feels good, since it seems like I’ve relied on others to evangelize to me in most cases. And even with the band I’m writing about tonight, I had … Continue reading

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MMM 2 — Easter puppies

My first day in my college dorm, I found out Jeff was living about five doors down, which made for a small world and a big awakening. We had been neighbors in our small “town” back home — by which … Continue reading

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