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Three Chords and the Truth

Songwriter Harlan Howard said about country music, ‘It’s three chords and the truth.’ It does not have the sophistication and elegance of jazz. However, Country music is about something else: human emotions and stories told, basically, that everybody experiences. Premiering … Continue reading

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Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice

This summer, studios released musical biographies about Freddie Mercury and Elton John. Friday we were treated to yet another.    Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female … Continue reading

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Remembering “The People’s Princess”

Shortly after midnight on August 31, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales—affectionately known as “the People’s Princess”—dies in a car crash in Paris. She was 36. Her boyfriend, the Egyptian-born Dodi Fayed, and the driver of the car, Henri Paul, died … Continue reading

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