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What soul singer Al Green calls ‘The Extraordinary’

I asked  singer Al Green (“I’m So Tired of Being Alone” and “Let’s Stay Together”) what singing feels like for him. He gave a mystical answer (describing himself in the third person) that showed a total lack of fear of … Continue reading

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From note to note in my head (a talk with Boz Scaggs, Kenny Loggins, Bobby McFerrin, Steve Earle & Al Green)

I’ve been thrilled by music since my earliest memories. I’ve always wanted to take part in the magic somehow. So I took a few guitar lessons in the second grade-enough to play “Old MacDonald” in a recital, and I played … Continue reading

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The 25 Most Romantic Singers Of All-Time

Entry by Rob O’Connor from his Yahoo music blog 25) Frank Sinatra 24) Nat King Cole 23) Dusty Springfield 22) Tom Jones: 21) Van Morrison 20) Elvis Presley 19) Lucinda Williams 18) Prince 17) Rod Stewart 16) Joni Mitchell 15) … Continue reading

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Column: Soaring from note to note in my head

What does it take to be happy? I ask that question each week in The Joy of Life. My goal for each column is to share experiences that make me smile. Usually, these are little moments, little revelations that arise … Continue reading

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Geoff Byrd on the truth in singing

Singer Geoff Byrd has an amazing voice. I’ve seen him open for Hall and Oates. He is cut from a similar cloth as Daryl Hall, Marvin Gaye and Al Green. Here are some thoughts on singing that he has contributed … Continue reading

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