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Jealous Guy (1971) – John Lennon

I was fascinated by today’s song Jealous Guy growing up. I don’t know how many times I put the needle down on this record (see image left), but it was a lot. We had one of those old wooden turntables

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It’s All Too Much (1969) – The Beatles

It’s All Too Much is one of my preferred later-period tracks from The Beatles although I haven’t heard it often. Most of what is contained in this article are excerpts from the Wikipedia reference below. The instrumentals blow my listening

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Jar of Hearts (2010) – Christina Perri

In previous posts about Christina Perri, I mentioned how daunting it would be to write about today’s featured song – Jar of Hearts. Now that time has come, and I must step up to the plate. This song is my

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Isn’t it a Pity (1970) – George Harrison

Isn’t It a Pity is from George Harrison’s 1970 album All Things Must Pass. It was his first solo album after the break-up of the Beatles. It also featured as a double A side single with My Sweet Lord. The

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I’ve Got a Plan (2002) – My Friend the Chocolate Cake

The songs from the Melbourne ‘gypsy-like romp and ballad’ group ‘My Friend the Chocolate Cake‘ feature prominently at my Music Library Project. Another song I reviewed from them recently – ‘I Guess It Don’t Get Much Better Than This‘ describes

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Chimpanzee, God Save the King & Bale – Gol !!!!!

Zoo Cam Captures Emotional Reunion of Mother Chimpanzee and BabyVideo article at ABC Australia News Chimpanzee Mahale gave birth to a baby boy, named Kucheza, at Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita, Kansas, via caesarean last week.  But her baby was not breathing well

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It Makes No Difference (1975) – The Band

There are no more superlatives left to describe the Band’s performance in their last concert The Last Waltz. You know when you are beholden to the best art when your only feeble reaction is – ‘How on God’s earth did

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It’s a Dream (2005) – Neil Young

It’s a Dream is the second song to appear here from Neil Young’s 2005 Prairie Wind album.  It features in the Heart of Gold documentary directed by Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) about Neil Young’s Prairie Wind concert at the famous Ryman Auditorium

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It Don’t Matter to Me (1970) – Bread

It Don’t Matter To Me was a late inclusion to the Music Library Project. In my last article – Everything I Own another song by the Los Angeles soft rock band Bread, Max at PowerPop told me how much he

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Billy Elliot (2000) – Stephen Daldry (Friday’s Finest)

I had heard about the movie Billy Elliot and its accolades, and I don’t know why it took me so long to see it. It might be that my shallow expectations of a coming-of-age story of a prepubescent teen taking

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