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Fast As You Can – Fiona Apple

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A fun and funky version of Fiona Apple’s “Fast As You Can”. Chris Thile on mandolin is amazing with Jon Brion on guitar.


Fast As You Can – Fiona Apple

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

In the Gloaming – The Story

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This version of “In the Gloaming” is performed by The Story, the duo that once included Jonatha Brooke.

Definition of “the gloaming”? The time between sunset and night, not daylight, but not yet dark. Evening, twilight, dusk. One of those haunting times of day when memories haunt you.


In the Gloaming – The Story

While researching this song, I had assumed that it was in the public domain. But on YouTube I learned more backstory on this song, as well as its epilogue:

“The lyricist was a governess. Her lover´╗┐ was the son of the family she worked for. The family forced them apart. She wrote this poem about their parting, and some years later Anne Fortescue Harrison set it to music. When her old flame heard the song, he tracked her down. They married and lived happily ever after. Such was the power of this beautiful song.”

Watch another version at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNqM9wt33VY

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

Inconsolable – Jonatha Brooke

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Inconsolable – Jonatha Brooke: A semi-oldie-but-goodie


Inconsolable – Jonatha Brooke

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

Dr. Feelgood – Aretha Franklin

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I love this slowed-down, take-her-time version of Aretha Franklin’s “Dr. Feelgood”. If you’ve only heard the studio version of this, take a moment and listen to the entire thing.


Dr. Feelgood – Aretha Franklin

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

All in Love is Fair – Stevie Wonder

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All in Love is Fair by Stevie Wonder is just one of those songs that I have to listen to with tissues handy…Le sigh…


All in Love is Fair – Stevie Wonder

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

You Give Me Something – James Morrison

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James Morrison’s “You Give Me Something” is just another one of those songs that touch me.

Enjoy!


You Give Me Something – James Morrison

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

Come Together – Tina Turner

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This video of Tina Turner’s version of The Beatles’ “Come Together” is simply awesome! It was so good that I had to do it with Aged Inventory.

Check out Tina Turner’s footwork – she is a Queen!


Come Together – Tina Turner

Come Together – Tina TurnerIn honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

One – Corey Glover

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One by Corey Glover is a song that I got to hear up close multiple times while I worked with Corey’s management company when he went solo after Living Colour. Corey is one of my favorite live singers and performers, and he really gets to shine with this song.


One – Corey Glover

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

Love Rears Its Ugly Head – Living Colour

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Love Rears its Ugly Head, written by Living Colour is a song I recorded in my debut CD, First & Center. I performed it during a Jazz Vocal forum when I was a jazz major, and branded myself a troublemaker.

Some things never change. So be it!


Love Rears Its Ugly Head – Living Colour

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!

Fire – Jimi Hendrix

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I gained a new appreciation for Jimi Hendrix’ Fire after seeing it performed on the Rock Star: Supernova reality show. I soon brought it to my classic rock band, Aged Inventory, so I could perform it with them. After listening to the song a gazillion songs, I believe that the song is really just a ramped up gospel song. Either way, I love it!


Fire – Jimi Hendrix (Live at Woodstock)

In honor of Thanksgiving, throughout November 2009 I’ll be posting blogs dedicated to some of my favorite songs. If you happen to find my website via a Google search of one of these songs, there is a very good chance that you’ll like my music too. For a free MP3 of my music, just sign up below for my newsletter, The Soulflower. Enjoy!