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The dark underbelly of choral groups

So we’re about a month into Glee now, and I’m still trying to figure out what the show is supposed to be.  As a comedy, the show works very well.  It juxtaposes the expected with the unexpected and has lots of hilarity.  Jane Lynch is enough, in her two or three minutes of screen time, […]

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My own at-home Pandora music service

One of my favorite things to do when I’m working on the house is to turn on my “everything but audiobooks” playlist and try to see how many of the songs I can identify by artist as it plays. My Amarok collection includes roughly 460 artists, with 8oo-some albums and 11000 tracks (98% of that […]

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It’s hard out here for a pre-k’r

Talking with Avery about the parent’s council meeting we’d just had at her day care center, the Kangaroo Korner: A: But why did you stay back there? B: We were having a meeting. A: Did you sing songs? B: No, we didn’t. Grown-up meetings are kind of boring, we just talk. A: Not like my […]

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Today’s TMBG

“Nightgown of the Sullen Moon” is perhaps my favorite TMBG song.  Here’s a decent cover of it: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvJ9Qr214Ro]

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Don’t take your love to town

Kenny Rogers did it well before, but there’s something about the melancholy rockabilly style of Cake that makes mournful songs just heartbreaking.  I just listened (while hanging drywall) to their cover of “Ruby Don’t Take Your Love to Town.” Ruby seems like a pretty big jerk in the early part of the song, but when […]

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Leap Day Mix

Someone on my Leap Day facebook group suggested some music to listen to on Leap Day. I have these songs to suggest: Jump gets used a lot more than leap, for some reason.

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