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Summer of 1966

I’m doing some prep for the show on Saturday, getting together some details about the summer of 1966 – the summer when “You Can’t Hurry Love” was released by The Supremes and became an international hit. What do you remember about the summer of 1966? Continue reading

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Two More Songs!

While planning for February Album Writing Month (FAWM), I came up with a bunch of strategies to help me keep up with writing a new song every other day. I researched genres (deciding to go with soul / mid-60s Motown), studied album structure, song titles and topics, collected links to rhyming and famous quote sites… yes, I geeked out hard on the prep. But I always had this niggling sense that when it came time to write, nothing would happen. I’d sit down with my guitar and the laptop and… nothing. Nada. Zip. No ideas. Amazingly, the opposite has happened. Continue reading

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