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August
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Jackson Browne Totally Nails It With New Single

American musician, singer and songwriter Jackson Browne has had an illustrious career. A Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Browne’s most memorable hits include “The Pretender” and “These Days”.

Browne kicked off his music career just as he turned 18. He was a member of a few bands, including Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Gentle Soul. As his bands were trying to gain momentum, his first performance was as an opening act with Nitty Gritty for The Lovin’ Spoonful.Didn’t catch that? This explains it. Before Browne was

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11
June
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Escort Rocks With the Glitz and Glamour of 70s Disco

Latin and soul music was behind the disco craze of the 70s. Teenagers and adults loved to dance to disco music and nightclubs were plentiful. Local skating rinks offered blue disco quad roller skates that allowed you to skate to the disco music in style. Disco music was more expensive to create than traditional music. The famous disco balls could be found in nightclubs all over the country. John Travolta had a lot to do with the popular disco craze. Many

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06
April
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Nicki Minaj Gives Jaw Dropping Stage Performance

Nicki Minaj has been compared, whether right or wrong, to Lady Gaga. Many have labeled her the “black Lady Gaga.” This comparison is mostly forged in the fact that both ladies go to great lengths to show expression and creativity in all they do, both on and off stage. However, the stage is where the magic happens.

Theatrics is probably the best way to describe the stage show of Nicki Minaj. You never know quite what to expect from the diva who gave Drake a lap dance on stage. The costumes are nothing but over the top and spectacular

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03
September
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Your Musical Break

You’ve got a lot on your mind: you’re in charge of picking up the kids from school, you’re probably late for your doctor’s appointment and you’ve still got to http://www.electricitycompaniestexas.com/ to look at when you get home since you are trying to save some money on your energy bill. But why not take a break for some soothing music? Studies have shown listening to music a few minutes a day with no distractions is good for stress levelshere are a few of our suggestions for the most relaxing musical interlude: Choose Wisely: Pick your genre based on what calms youfor most people that’s instrumental or light, easy listening. If it’s hard rock, by all means, get that out, but don’t choose a band that gets you all revved up – the mission is relaxation. Get a Space: Listen in a place you know you won’t be bothered. Put your cell phone on silent and close the door to your room. Even invest in an eye mask, too, and don’t worry if you fall asleepjust set an alarm. Buy Some Headphones: Noise cancelling headphones provide the cleanest experience but you can use earbuds, too. Just turn the volume down a little lower than normal for a relaxing time.

10
March
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Paul McCartney’s New Album Emphasizes His Versatility

Paul McCartney’s new album “Kisses on the Bottom” (released February 7) truly accentuates his versatility as a songwriter and a musician. From the very first track, “I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter” (a Fats Waller cover) we are exposed to McCartney’s willingness to push the boundaries of his musical prowess. The track has a slow jazz song a style,which we are not used to hearing from McCartney, though his swooning voice lends well to the song’

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27
February
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American Pianist Simone Dinnerstein Enthralls Younger Generation

Simone Dinnerstein’s 2007 recording of Bach’s Goldberg Variations challenged us to see Bach in a different way. It was a sort of question. How much room is there for emotion in Baroque music? Bach’s music has always been moving, but Dinnerstein plays him so expressively, soulfully, almost Romantically. Still, Dinnerstein’s expressive playing does not disguise the symmetry of Bach’s music. It is still the same music with all its mathematical precision and beauty. It is this dichotomy perhaps,

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26
February
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Bruce Springsteen Rallies Crowd With ‘We Take Care of Our Own’

The 2012 Grammy Awards had an undercurrent of drama going on with the untimely loss of Whitney Houston. Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band was tasked with delivering the first salvo of the night and they didn’t disappoint. The Boss launched into his new single from his upcoming album entitled “We Take Care Of Our Own”, a fitting title for the somber mood of the evening. The fact that the band is also undertaking its’ first tour without longtime saxophonist Clarence Clemons was not lost in the delivery

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22
February
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Taiwanese-Australian Violinist Ray Chen Offers Love Song Playlist

The Valentine’s Day holiday really would not be complete without the music attributes of the Taiwanese-Australian Violinist Ray Chen. Chen never fails to amaze and amuse his listeners. Whether or not you love Chen the violinist you simply can not help but become in raptured by his haunting strings and enchanting talent. In this years playlist Chen spared nothing and instead provided his fans with exactly what they were hoping for. He offered a range of love songs that would melt any heart especially for the holiday of love Valentine’s Day.

Love

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19
February
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse Slated to Make a Live Return

Neil Young and Crazy Horse are slated to make a live return to the road following the band’s February 10th performance at Sir Paul McCartney’s MusiCares person of the year dinner.

The band played an overdriven and grungy version of McCartney’s “I Saw Her Standing There,” following Young’s confirmation of two new studio albums from Neil Young and Crazy Horse. In addition the band also released an epic 38 minute jam featuring the classic song “Cortez the Killer” in

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