Reflecting on Tom Petty

I have happy memories of listening to classic rock growing up. For some reason I have particularly strong memories of certain songs. I don't know why these tunes--including "Behind Blue Eyes" by The Who, "Another Brick in the Wall" by Pink Floyd, and "London Calling" by The Clash--stand out above the rest, if something meaningful …

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Music Monday IV: Reflections on rock and roll

A few weeks ago I got to do something that I had wanted to do for years:  I went to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland.  My mom was in charge of dropping me back off in West Virginia after my Easter break, so she decided to change up our …

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Music Monday II: Vinyl is fun, and OMG MUMFORD & SONS

Welcome back to Music Monday! Let’s talk about vinyl this week.  Specifically, why vinyl is cool. As you probably know, vinyl has been enjoying a comeback in the last few years.  Independent record stores have re-gained popularity and now have an entire day dedicated to them every year in April.  More and more artists are …

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