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Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing – Elenyi & Sarah Young

A Venezuelan Mormon introduced me to the music of Elenyi. I read that Elenyi is a female Pop singing group which just happens to be comprised of three talented teenage sisters (two of whom were born in Chile) – Seli,

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Come Healing (2012) – Leonard Cohen

How I have been champing at the bit to write about this spiritual anthem and finally it has arrived in alphabetical cadence. It titled an earlier post ‘Leonard Cohen’s ‘Come Healing’ and 5 other contemporary spiritual masterpieces‘. There are scant singer-songwriters

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Come Around (2003) – David Bridie

Come Around is the second song to come from David Bridie’s 2003 album Hotel Radio. What comes to mind when I hear David Bridie and his band My Friend The Chocolate Cake are memories swirling about that iconic neon sign

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Colgando en tus manos (2008) – Carlos Baute

When I arrived in Colombia this was the Latina hit on the airwaves and I couldn’t help but like it. The video below is excellent and the song as catchy to the ear as they come. It is produced and

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Cold as Christmas (1983)- Elton John

I’m a huge fan of Elton John’s Too low for Zero album and Cold as Christmas brings the temperature down, way down as only John can do to open up for the title track. This song is not a big

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Closing Time (1992) – Leonard Cohen

Closing Time is the second song to feature on the music library project from Cohen’s critically acclaimed The Future album. The other song already discussed was Anthem. The Future was the ninth album written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen and

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Clarinet Concerto in A Mayor K622 (1791) – Wolfang Amadeus Mozart

Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622, was written in October 1791 just two months before his death. It was written for his friend – the clarinetist Anton Stadler and consists of three movements, in a fast–slow–fast succession. It is

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Civil War (1991) – Guns N’ Roses

Civil War is my preferred song from Guns N’ Roses. Sure, I liked Sweet Child of Mine, November Rain, and Knocking on Heaven’s Door when I first heard them, but they get played to death even to this day in

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City of Stars (2016) – Justin Hurwitz

City of Stars is the third song to appear here from my favourite musical La La Land. It won the Academy Award for Best Music (original Song). The music of the song was composed by Justin Hurwitz while the lyrics

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Buena Vista Social Club (1999) – Wim Wenders (Friday’s Finest)

Director Wim Wenders and guitarist Ry Cooder team up again to present this marvellous music documentary Buena Vista Social Club. Cooder did the slide guitar soundtrack for Wender’s Paris, Texas 1984 which featured here recently on Friday’s Finest. Buena Vista

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