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Crossposted from Docudharma. This diary grew out of a comment in The Dream Before the ...
by One Pissed Off Liberal
Comment Count 1012 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2009 at 03:01 PM PST with 725 Recommends
OleHippieDude, my hubby of 42 years this December, is a musician, a drummer, and has been since he was 10, so for 53 years he's played all sorts of music. We're pretty much still rockers, though. I ...
by OleHippieChick
Comment Count 483 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 10:07 AM PDT with 628 Recommends
If you have not heard Pharrell William's song "Happy" at some point in 2014, you were likely living under a rock. The album G I R L that "Happy" is on, has sold over ten million copies worldwide. ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 174 comments on Sun Jan 04, 2015 at 04:00 PM PST with 113 Recommends
With the lockout of the Minnesota Orchestra musicians approaching the one year mark , and with Music Director Osmo Vänskä threatening to resign if the lockout is not ...
by FactsNotFiction
Comment Count 42 comments on Thu Aug 22, 2013 at 07:24 PM PDT with 84 Recommends
During November and December the forces of commercialism and religious tradition converge to predetermine the set lists of musicians more than any other time of the year. Christmas is a busy time ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 66 comments on Mon Dec 22, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 83 Recommends
A few days ago, I get a call about 2:30 a.m. from my friend who plays in a band. I hear something in the cadence and sound of his voice I have not heard in the 15 some odd years we have shared a ...
by mixedbag
Comment Count 75 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 01:29 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
Welcome! This is a continuation of the Mon Oct 26, 2009 topic. Today's Topic: Music and Animals, Part 2 - Musicians There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life:
by Amber6541
Comment Count 231 comments on Mon Nov 09, 2009 at 11:52 AM PST with 60 Recommends
 Virginia Senators, Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), along with Meghan McCain (Author and daughter of Senator John McCain) have now joined UniteWomen.org’s fight against sexual violence.
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 01:31 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
A tiny woman with a preternaturally deep voice, Gangubai Hangal achieved national fame in India as one of the greatest singers of the ornate improvisational artsong called khyal ("...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 08:34 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
June 13th, 1990 It was probably, for most folks, another ordinary day. It was a Wednesday ( I remembered that, for some strange reason), a gallon ...
by mrpiano
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 02:42 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
Today is it, we've finally gotten to the end of the alphabet on our journey to find the best musicians/performers/groups that start with each letter of the alphabet. If your favorite group is ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 87 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 04:38 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
Everett Andersen and the band Cast My thirteen year old son recently completed an intensive two week long “ rock workshop ” where he was in a band. During these two weeks they wrote two songs ...
by Mark E Andersen
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Wow. That's all I can say. I've no idea how anyone can pick just one for the best *L* act, but men and women we're now up to the letter *L* on our 26-stop trip to find the bands, singers and ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 108 comments on Tue Mar 15, 2011 at 03:12 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
I found myself choking up on and off throughout, and I recorded it, so I went back and kept watching particular clips over and over again, the ones that really got me. And I'm torn. I felt the ...
by DTG in STL
Comment Count 63 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2009 at 07:43 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Republican presidential candidates have a history of annoying unsuspecting musicians by using their songs while campaigning, and 2008 is no exception. So far this election season, John McCain ...
by utopiandrive
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2008 at 11:17 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
In our tour of the alphabet we're now at the letter *u* in trying to find the best musicial acts that start with each letter of the alphabet. There are not that many *U* groups, so your task, if ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 107 comments on Sat Mar 26, 2011 at 06:05 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Are you musical? Do you find yourself tapping along to songs you hear? Critiquing them? Figuring out ways to improve the intro, the bridge, the verse, the chorus? Do you play an instrument? Do ...
by madhaus
Comment Count 122 comments on Sun Mar 18, 2007 at 03:56 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I got my first guitar in about 1959 when I was 12...I have been fascinated by them ever since. I have a LOT of guitars now, and I find many of the "cheaper" guitars are my favorites...better playing ...
by old mark
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 03:11 AM PST with 20 Recommends
What the members of the Dixie Chicks still refer to as “The Incident” occurred on March 10, 2003, ten days before the United States invaded Iraq. "It felt pretty trite to me to be doing a show ...
by Richard Riis
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Mar 11, 2013 at 06:12 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I am hearing impaired. I have less than 25 percent hearing in the left ear and the right ear is declining as well, though at a slower rate. I began losing my hearing at age 18, due to a congenital ...
by Kaos
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 09:27 AM PST with 18 Recommends