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The Most Sociopathic Song of the ’70s?

Well, it’s me again, since Pete, the co-blogger with whom I ordinarily alternate, has apparently been eaten by wolves. So I thought I’d write about this little story song from 1972. People were suckers for story songs about then, and … Continue reading

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Heard but never seen

After a flirtation with ’60s oldies for a few weeks, I’m spending time with a stream that plays a lot of ’70s singer-songwriter stuff, along with milder songs from the usual classic rock suspects. They play a lot of Harry … Continue reading

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Dreamer or doormat? And does it matter?

We continue our roll call of songs that could bring a tear to the eye — or at least a deep sigh as you recognize a character or situation. Beautiful link for the e-mail people. Indeed, in “Beautiful Loser,” Bob … Continue reading

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