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Hope For Music: The DIY Generation

In Best Practices, D.I.Y., Facebook, Industry News, Music, Music Business, Musician, nashville, Performance, Singing, Social Media, Songwriting, Trends, Try this, Twitter, You HAVE to, YouTube on March 21, 2012 at 1:09 pm

“If the milk industry can make their product seem sexy and increase consumer demand, there must be hope for music.” Gary Arnold, Merchandising Manager, Best Buy.  Using that logic, the hope that Spring evokes in all of us should be doubled in the hearts of those fighting the good fight in the ever changing landscape of the music business. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 Pop Love Songs of ALL TIME… (Part 3)

In Favorite Song, Hear this, Lyrics, Melody, Music, Music History, Songwriting, You HAVE to on February 13, 2010 at 6:00 am

Ok guys… we all have favorite songs that come to mind when we think of our first date, first kiss, first dance, etc… is your song on this list? Do you agree with this TOP 10 or does this list seem out of date? Leave your comments below – let’s get a musical discussion going!!

8. “Wonderful Tonight” – Eric Clapton, Slowhand (1977)

Written by: Eric Clapton

“Wonderful Tonight” was included on Clapton’s 1977 album Slowhand and released as a single the following year.  Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 Pop Love Songs of ALL TIME… (Part 2)

In Favorite Song, Hear this, Lyrics, Melody, Music, Music History, Songwriting, You HAVE to on February 12, 2010 at 6:00 am

Ok guys… we all have favorite songs that come to mind when we think of our first date, first kiss, first dance, etc… is your song on this list? Do you agree with this TOP 10 I found or does this list seem out of date? Leave your comments below – let’s get a musical discussion going!!

4. “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” – Roberta Flack, First Take (1972)

Written by: Ewan MacColl

“The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” is a 1957 folk song written by political singer/songwriter Ewan MacColl for Peggy Seeger, who was later to become his wife. The song entered the pop mainstream and was popularized by Roberta Flack. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 Pop Love Songs of ALL TIME… (Part 1)

In Favorite Song, Hear this, Lyrics, Melody, Music, Music History, Songwriting, You HAVE to on February 11, 2010 at 6:00 am

Ok guys… we all have favorite songs that come to mind when we think of our first date, first kiss, first dance, etc… is your song on this list?  Do you agree with this TOP 10 I found or does this list seem out of date?  Leave your comments below – let’s get a musical discussion going!!

1. “Something” – The Beatles, Abbey Road (1969)

Written by: George Harrison

During the 1968 recording sessions for The Beatles (also referred to as the White Album), Harrison began working on a song that eventually became known as Read the rest of this entry »

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