Monthly Archives: September 2013

This Historic Day… My Daughter’s Wedding

The music for my daughter’s wedding was as thoughtfully considered, carefully selected and perfectly realized as every other facet of that unforgettable and dazzling day-long event was. First there were the Beatles’ songs – exceptionally rendered on electric piano by my good friend Andy … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Bruce Springsteen

When I graduated from high school, my godparents, Raymond and Pauline Brisson, gave me the gift of a check to spend as I wished. I don’t remember how much the check was for, but it was enough for me to … Continue reading

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Woke This Morning To The Sound Of Thunder

This morning, once again, life imitated art. Or, at least, life reminded me of the first verse of a song I wrote a few years ago, inspired by a day that started much like today did. The song is called “Some … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Georgia Turner Sings Her Favorite Song For Alan Lomax

I woke up this morning with an idea for a blog post. I worked on the idea off and on in my head all day as I did chores, ate lunch, drove to and from Portsmouth and then mowed the … Continue reading

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A “This Historic Day In Music” Quiz

Ok, followers and readers of sixstr stories, it’s quiz time. What very well known song was given its first public performance at the Eagle Ice Cream Saloon in Pittsburgh, PA on this day, September 11, in the year of 1847? … Continue reading

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