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    The Man, Myth & Legend…Mr. Eddie Money in Portland

    Eddie Money, the man behind such rock classics as "Two Tickets To Paradise," "Baby Hold On," "Take Me Home Tonight" and my personal guilty pleasure favorite "Shakin" is in Portland for a sold-out show tonight at Asylum. Read on

    Posted: March 21, 2013
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    Michelle Shocked: Shockwaves after an anti-gay rant

    When I think of Michelle Shocked, I think of the liberal, anti-establishment singer-songwriter who has penned many songs that are permanently tattoed in my musical DNA. Songs like "Anchorage," "When I Grow Up" and especially "Come A Long Way." Read on

    Posted: March 20, 2013
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    Music to ease the pain of winter…on the eve of Spring

    I just went outside to Monument Square just to check and see if this whole storm thing is as bad as it seems from my 5th floor window at One City Center. Yep. It is. Man alive I hate March. Read on

    Posted: March 19, 2013
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    David Bowie releases "The Next Day" and this fan couldn't be happier!

    Today is no ordinary day. As far as I'm concerned it's a holiday - and a big one at that. And I got the video footage to prove it. More on that in a second. Read on

    Posted: March 12, 2013
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    Aimsel's Post-Oscars Music In Movies Moments

    Here we are five days out from the Oscars. I especially appreciated the extra love that was given to music in film. Though, truth be told, "Chicago" ain't my cup of tea. High-five to Babs, however, for banging out a terrific "The Way We Were." Also, I love Adele, but "Skyfall" ain't my thing either. Read on

    Posted: March 1, 2013
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    My Funny Valentines…Just in time for Feb. 14

    Happy Valentine's Day, music fans! For the sheer fun of it, I have gathered some of my favorite versions of the classic tune "My Funny Valentine." Read on

    Posted: February 14, 2013
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    A Pre-Storm Soundtrack of Snowy Songs!

    We can get through this. Whether we get 6 inches or 6 feet, in a few days it will all be over. Sure, some of us will lose power, some of us will strain our backs shoveling, some of us will slip and fall. I'll surely do all three. But I'll do it with a smile on my face and one of several songs in my heart. Read on

    Posted: February 7, 2013
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    Despite the fog, it's a peachy KEANE day in Portland

    First I popped down to Bull Moose Music and perused new releases and such. That's where I saw my first one. It looked a little something like this: Read on

    Posted: January 30, 2013
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    Jaw Gems dazzle with "Star Visor" video

    Portland purveyors of multi-layered psychedelic/experimental musical musings Jaw Gems have made one heck of a cool video for the song "Star Visor". Read on

    Posted: January 29, 2013
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    David Bowie is back…and as brilliant as ever!

    It's no secret that David Bowie is my favorite musician in the whole wide world. But what was secret was that he's been working on a NEW ALBUM for the past two years! It will be his first studio album since 2003's "Reality." Read on

    Posted: January 11, 2013