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“Never Give Up On A Dream” – Rod Stewart

Rod’s work has had many phases and I’ve always enjoyed listening to where his muse is taking him next. This particular song, “Never Give Up On A Dream” isn’t well known, but is one of my favorites. It was written in 1980 and celebrates the gallant efforts of Terry Fox – a young man with cancer who attempted to run across Canada on one good leg as he struggled with his disease. Sadly, he passed away shortly thereafter. As always is the case you can hear when Rod is truly inspired (as many of us rightfully were at the time). He is truly in his element. Like all good songs, the lyrics transcend the original motivation and resonate on a higher level. Continue reading

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“Bring It On Home/Trouble In Mind ” – Van Morrison with Tom Jones and Jeff Beck

A fun song for a Saturday morning by three incredible artists – Van Morrison, Tom Jones and Jeff Beck, obviously enjoying their time together. Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, I hope this tune allows you to drift off for a few moments and brings a smile to your face. Continue reading

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“Winning” – Carlos Santana

arlos Santana is a very smooth guitar player. It never feels like he is worried about impressing his audience with his talent. He is more interested in harnessing the power and beauty of his instrument. I’ve always been impressed by his ability to extend notes and subtly manage the open space between them. There is a sense that the music comes first and there is an unwillingness to compromise his artistic integrity for popularity. Continue reading

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