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Billy Joel The Definitive Biography

Posted on 01/17/2019 in misc • Tagged with Books, Music

Bok cover - Billy Joel Biography

Billy Joel The Definitive Biography started out as an autobiography. Joel killed the project at the last minute, however, he allowed his co-writer to redo the book as a biography. They had so much audio recorded of Billy and everybody in his life that it almost reads like an oral …


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Where are the American bubble factories

Posted on 01/06/2019 in misc • Tagged with Economics, Music

I was out running errands with my wife today and she wanted to stop by the Dollar Store to pick up a bottle of bubbles for the preschool she runs. Swinging by the Dollar Store to buy a bottle of bubbles made me immediately think of (Whatever Happened to The …


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Amazon Music Alternative

Posted on 12/26/2018 in misc • Tagged with Music, Amazon

MP3s are not sold encrypted. Somehow, it hasn't killed the music industry. So there is no lock in on where you buy your MP3s from. My most recent purchase was from 7 Digital, a British company that specializes in providing white label music store services online. However, anybody can buy …


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Christmas Blues

Posted on 12/17/2018 in misc • Tagged with Music

If you put your email in the form here Bluesman Extraordinaire Joe Bonamas will send you a link to download his Christmas record for free.

And since I'm kind of mailing in this blog post (they can't all be masterpieces) have a picture of Teddy and Santa.

Christmas lights on house

This is entry …


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Christmas with The Believers

Posted on 12/15/2018 in misc • Tagged with Music

This is the best Christmas album you've never heard. It's free. It's 31 minutes of Christmas jazz perfection. Did I mention it's free?

This is entry #15 in my attempt at 31 days of blogging for December 2018. I've haven't posted here daily since about 2007, so this should be …


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Tattooed Millionaire

Posted on 12/09/2018 in misc • Tagged with Music

Tattooed Millionaire Album Cover

Tattooed Millionaire is Bruce Dickinson's first solo album. In 1990 I was one year out of college and fully immersed in the Atlanta music scene while making an attempt to grow beyond my 80s metal roots. That attempt would not stick and eventually I would fully embrace the fact that …


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