Grieving the Death of a Celebrity

Photo credit: I posted this last year, but thought I would tweak it and post it again.   When someone we've admired dies, it is a normal human emotion to grieve.  When that person happens to be a celebrity, the pain can still be the same as losing a family member.  We are still … Continue reading Grieving the Death of a Celebrity

Dion – “Abraham, Martin & John”

Photo credit: When you think of the 60’s, for many, what comes to mind, is the wave of events that took place. Vietnam, Woodstock, the antiwar protests in the streets, the Civil Rights movement, sit-in’s, demonstrations, police turning fire hoses and police dogs on the demonstrators, there was also the march on Selma, and … Continue reading Dion – “Abraham, Martin & John”

Jefferson Airplane – “White Rabbit”

Photo Credit: Rock music was fully alive and doing well back in the 60s when Grace Slick wrote this sassy song. Jefferson Airplane was doing what other bands did back then; they were working gigs and doing lots of drugs. Many of the songs written back then have hidden lyrics referencing drugs and marijuana … Continue reading Jefferson Airplane – “White Rabbit”

Thin Lizzy – “Vagabonds of the Western World” and “The Hero and the Madman”

Photo credit: It's not a secret that I am a huge fan of the Irish rock band, "Thin Lizzy." The band had an influence on many bands with their twin guitars, bass playing & not to ignore Brian Downey's great drumming rhythm back in the 70's and early 80's. I have so many favorite … Continue reading Thin Lizzy – “Vagabonds of the Western World” and “The Hero and the Madman”

Brooke Benton – “Rainy Night in Georgia”

Photo Credit: It takes a great writer to write a song with lyrics that have an impact upon those listening. It also takes a great singer to bring those lyrics to life so that each listener can visualize what’s being sang and understand each word with clarity; But lastly it takes great musicians to … Continue reading Brooke Benton – “Rainy Night in Georgia”

Mahalia Jackson – “Trouble of the World”

Photo Credit:   Having grown up in a religious family, my siblings and I were no stranger to Mahalia Jackson. Mrs. Jackson was always my mother’s favorite gospel singer. My mother had the honor of seeing her in concert before Mahalia's death in 1972. I’m so happy she was able to attend that concert. … Continue reading Mahalia Jackson – “Trouble of the World”

Jesus Culture – Fierce (Feat. Chris Quilala)

Fierce, featuring Chris Quilala is a hit single off Jesus Culture's album "Let It Echo." A Jesus Culture - affiliated CCM artist and worship leader based out of Redding, California. I really like this song and pray for all members that they are true to the word and to their Journey of reaching out to … Continue reading Jesus Culture – Fierce (Feat. Chris Quilala)