You Should Go Hear Some Live Music This Weekend
Live music is something that can make for the perfect weekend or night out. Try to find something that will be able to satisfy your listening pleasure.Singer Lyn Collins – I Knew Her As “Cecil”
Lyn Collins, singer known as the “Female Preacher”, background singer for James Brown, worked with me at the Record Plant in Hollywood. The memory of our brief friendship in the rock ‘n’ roll era was triggered recently by a chance search on Google.Bob Seger’s “Turn The Page”: Did This Really Happen?
Bob Seger’s “Turn the Page” is one of the most stark songs ever to capture the traveling Haunted Mansion that life on the road can be. It’s almost inevitable to ask, Did this really happen to him? Or was he just making it all up? Fact or Fiction? Read on to find out which.The Story Behind Simon And Garfunkel’s Hit Song “The Boxer”: Who’s The One Getting Beaten Up?
Simon and Garfunkel were already household names by the time they produced “The Boxer”, a driving folk-rock song comparing poverty to a down-and-out boxer who nonetheless keeps coming back for more. But who was Simon really writing about? What great pugilist was the subject of one of their biggest hits? The answer will surprise you.Is It Too Late To Learn An Instrument Like Guitar or Piano?
Is it too late to learn an instrument like a guitar or a piano? Is it possible to start playing after a certain age, even if you have never learned music before?The Beatles Bottom 5 Good Songs
Saying that you like the Beatles says virtually nothing about you. Saying you’re obsessed with the Beatles says a little more. I have liked the Beatles enough to border on obsession, but I realize that, while all of their stuff is good, some of it is better than others. Here is my bottom 5 list of good songs by the Beatles.Why Make Music? Who Benefits From My Music?
How can music be useful, beneficial, and important for me or for someone else? Is it worth investing my time and energy in? What am I going to get out of it?Why Teaching Guitar Students To Practice Is Crucial To Their Success
Do some of your guitar students seem to make almost no progress at all regardless of what you teach them? There is a wide range of reasons for why this occurs, however you can avoid this problem for YOUR guitar students by teaching them the one thing most teachers do not: ‘how to practice guitar’.The History of One Republic
One Republic was destined for greatness even before they began. Even without the praise of critics, fans have flocked to their big sound.Things To Remember When Composing A Club Song
With planning and creativity, a club song can be your one-way-ticket to being a popular music maker. Below are a few helpful things to remember. Get a beat – The beat makes your song cohesive and for some genres of music, like dance, will determine how excellent the song is on the whole.The Story Behind Simon And Garfunkel’s Songs: “Richard Cory” With A Twist
When Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel needed more songs for their first successful album together Simon reached into the world of American poetry to express extraordinary alienation. But he added a major twist to it. Find out how he changed it.Need a Beat Creator? Here Are the Top 10 Things You Should Look for in an Online Beat Maker
Have you ever had a beat stuck in your head, or lyrics that you want to put music to? Well, there is good news: the advances in drum machines and beat makers have made it so that absolutely anybody with a computer can become a legit beat creator, and produce professional quality beats regardless of knowledge, experience, or financial situation. All you need is a computer, your own inspiration, and the right beat making software – no expensive equipment, no technical expertise, and no studio time required. The bad news? Many of these new programs are junk; difficult to use and producing low quality beats. There are certain features that absolutely every beat maker or online drum machine MUST have in order to create beats the way they sound in your head. This articles discusses what to look for in a beat maker, and what to avoid.Downtempo Music: 2 Lesser-Know Artists
While many big names, such as Thievery Corporation, Kruder & Dorfmeister, and Boards of Canada are well-known to many electronica fans, there are many additional bands out there who put out interesting material. Here are a two of them.Popular Guitar Chords By Radiohead
Creep is a famous song by the English alternative rock band Radiohead. Creep was Radiohead debut single and it was released in 1992. It was the main single on their first album Pablo Honey 1993. Unknown fact is that when "Creep" was first released it was not such a big hit. But it all changed when they released their firs album, Creep chords became worldwide mega hit like Breakeven Chords.How To Be Awesome – Music Edition
Even though I am not from the south and I am not a redneck by any definition of the word I have a love for country music. I am a southern California girl at heart and have been here for most of my life. But for those prime impressionable years I grew up in Payson, Arizona. There isn’t much to brag about when it comes to Payson, Arizona. It is a small retirement community in the mountains and is exactly 2 hours away from every big city and form of entertainment. Despite the drawbacks growing up in Payson it was actually pretty great. You can read about it in my post Ooooooo Play Somethin’ Country. Payson’s big claim to fame is that it is home to the World’s Longest, Continuous Rodeo. Apparently another town gets upset with our title because the rodeo had been there longer. Payson boasts that they kept the rodeo alive during WWII thus the continuous part. We rock. My little bit of roots in this country town have given me a love of country music that I am not going to give up.