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Genius of Aretha: Share your love edition

I’m in the middle of translation hell and not posting much because of that, but I’ve just seen that Aretha Franklin has died. I have to admit she was never my personal subjective favorite singer (always high but never quite … Continue reading

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Grammys and Appropriation and the Like

Looking at this I’m wondering how much longer it will be before “progressives” start demanding that there be quotas for non-white artist nominations and awards or just all out call for separate awards for non-white artists. The grammys have always … Continue reading

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Farther up the Road

My favorite American music is probably Soul music from 1964-76, give or take a year on either side. Soul music is a combination of rhythm and blues with some admixture of pop  and, most crucially, black gospel vocal technique rather … Continue reading

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