Music That Makes a Difference 2018
 

Music That Makes a Difference 2018

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Jack Johnson
 

Jack Johnson

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Eddie Van Halen donates guitars to public schools
 

Eddie Van Halen

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March 2019 Country Mix

March 2019 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr. 

embed: It’s often been said that being President of the United States doesn’t build character — but reveals character. Critics and opponents would argue the past two years have revealed much about Donald Trump. In particular, that racism and bigotry are a feature of this presidency, not an aberration. That’s been a unifying motivation for […]

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Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler 

It’s been 30 years since Aerosmith recorded “Janie’s Got a Gun” For a band not known for tackling social issues, they went all in with this song about sexual abuse, rape, incest, victim blaming and murder. The song would earn Aerosmith its first ever Grammy Award and  now, all these years later, the band was […]

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February 2019 Playlist

February 2019 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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February 2019 Country Mix

February 2019 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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January 2019 Playlist

January 2019 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

Continue reading...

January 2019 Country Mix

January 2019 Country Mix 

Some call country music simple. But those people have small minds. If your soul runs deep – there’s a spot for a fiddle to reverberate. Steel guitars are tuned to tug at heartstrings. Real emotion is attached to the lyrics of down home sound. From the sadness of a Hank Williams tearjerker to George Strait’s […]

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January 2019 Hip-Hop Mix

January 2019 Hip-Hop Mix 

At a young age, my roots were watered by hip hop music and, as a result, I grew in knowledge and perspective. I had a paper route as a teenager and went door to door with Ice Cube blaring through my Walkman. Ice T taught me about “Colors” and N.W.A. showed me that you could […]

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Music That Makes a Difference 2018

Music That Makes a Difference 2018 

In so many ways 2018 was a journey into uncertainty. Around the world, old alliances and friendships were strained and divisive leaders rose up with a message of us against them. It was a direct challenge to the idealistic post-WWII vision of countries coming together for a greater good. But this was also the year […]

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December 2018 Playlist

December 2018 Playlist 

I’m a mix making machine who has finally found the ultimate form of musical expression. One CD per month that defines that 30 day span of my life… a musical diary, if you will, where the songs represent my mood, direction and texture. Each month I pull from my library of classics, and mix in […]

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