All posts tagged "musician"

  • Billy Dean 2017 #2
    Billy Dean: From “Young Man” to HOF Artist

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 539   Billy Dean; Past, Present & Future When it comes to musical talent, its source can usually be traced in a person’s genes. Sometimes where they grow up has something to do with the...

    • Posted February 24, 2017
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    Leon Russell, HeadLines The Great Big Gig In The Sky

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,104 Leon Russell was an artist my mom played a lot when I was a kid. I paid attention and perked my ears up because a Leon Russell song could make her cry. Today, “A Song...

    • Posted November 13, 2016
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    Hey Bar Owners! Don’t Kill Live Music.

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,040 Open Letter from Musician, Dave Goldberg to LA Club & Bar Owners. The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners Jazz Musician, Dave Goldberg, pinned this scathing and darkly humorous open letter to LA club...

    • Posted October 12, 2016
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    Prince Plays 3 Shows in 5 Hours!

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 13 World-icon and incredible musician Prince played three shows in just five hours to 400 people in a small club in Brussels, Belgium. The short video below captures the musical prowess that Prince still possesses,...

    • Posted June 1, 2014
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    Interview with Americana Artist Tokyo Rosenthal

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 44 “I’ve had an amazing amount of luck even to be able to do this for the past eight years that I’ve been doing it. While the Grammy thing would be incredible, it’s not the...

    • Posted November 3, 2013
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    Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 6,791,778 The letter I have copied below was posted on Tampa Craigslist by a bar owner, but it was flagged for removal before I could provide a link or credit the author. But I managed...

    • Posted October 17, 2013
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    Why Musicians Should Never Donate Their Talents

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,358   Perhaps the biggest way society hoodwinks and exploits musicians is booking them for a fundraiser. If you’re a working musician, you’ve undoubtedly gotten this call: “Hi, it’s Jane from the _______Foundation. We were...

    • Posted May 31, 2013
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    The Drunken Bar Patron Song Request

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 38 Last night I did a gig at a bar called Tols’ Timeout Lounge in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland, Canada. It’s pretty much like every other bar in North America. People start pouring in around 10pm....

    • Posted May 19, 2013
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