Category Singers

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

You all may know that Janis Joplin sang at Woodstock in 1969.   She even was part of the 27 Club.  She died of a heroin overdose at the age of  27.  Others that died at that age were Jim Morrison of The Doors and Jimi Hendrix.  She was an American rock, soul and blues singer-songwriter...

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Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis

Leona Lewis

I have been watching Songland, the show where songwriters can get their songs picked for famous singers. The most recent show I watched starred Leona Lewis.  Leona Lewis is a British singer, songwriter, actress, model and activist.  She is known for winning Britain’s Got Talent.  Her song “Bleeding Hearts” is a...

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Ambrosia

Ambrosia

Ambrosia

Ambrosia, the band, was formed in Southern California in 1970.  Their top hits were “How Much I Feel”,  “Your The Only Woman”, “Biggest Part of Me” and “Holding On To Yesterday.”  This group played classical music fused with rock and pop and its sounds were incredible...

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Dixie Chicks – Not Ready To Make Nice

Dixie Chicks - Not Ready to Make Nice

Dixie Chicks – Not Ready to Make Nice

Music and politics do not mix.  Its like oil and vinegar.  The Dixie Chicks criticized George Bush Jr. for sending troops into Iraq after the bombing of the two World Trade Centers.  They received death threats for their criticism of the President...

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Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

Mick Jagger

The lead singer of the Rolling Stones is Mick Jagger.   His skinny body prances around on stage like a 16 year old and yet he is 76 years old.  He has a massive amount of energy and is a true performer.  The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in 1962.  Keith Richards plays guitar in the band.

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Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle

Lauren Daigle is a spiritual and stunning Christian singer that was able to crossover into secular pop achieving two Grammys.  Her third album, Look Up Child, gave her that success and is a must have in a music collection...

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Robert Finley

Robert Finley

Robert Finley

Last night I saw Robert Finley, an American blues and soul singer-songwriter and guitarist on America’s Got Talent.  He is also a legally blind Vietnam War Vet, who sang one of his original songs, “Medicine Woman”.  He is 65 years old but his voice completely transcends age and disability...

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Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin

I remember when the song “Stairway to Heaven” was released in 1971 by the English rock band Led Zeppelin.  The song was sung by Robert Plant whose vocals were so unique and personified the exemplary rock star that he was...

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Luke Islam

Luke Islam

Luke Islam

Last night on America’s Got Talent, Luke Islam, a 12 year old contestant, sang his heart out.  His dream is to sing on Broadway.  When asked about his favorite judge he responded that he loves all the judges...

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Honeymoon in the Catskills

Renee and Stanley Sanders

Renee and Stanley Sanders

My mother and father had their honeymoon at the Nevele Hotel in the Catskills.  This occurred 69 years ago.  My mom was 19 years old and my dad was 21 years old.  They chose the Catskills because it was a golfing Mecca during that time...

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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is one of my favorite rock stars.  He is a legendary singer, songwriter and blues guitarist for my generation and generations to come.   He is known for singing “Layla” and “Can’t Find My Way Back  Home...

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Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham

When one thinks of Fleetwood Mac, one immediately thinks of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.  Lindsay is a brilliant guitarist, writer and singer.  Fleetwood Mac.”Rumours”, the mega-hit album was released in 1977...

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Emanne Beasha

Emanne Beasha

Emanne Beasha

Last night on America’s Got Talent (fifth audition episode) we saw a 10 year old girl named Emanne Beasha sing “Nessun Dorma, a rather complex Operatic piece.  She stunned the judges as well as the audience.  She said that her mother listened to opera and her grandmother listened to opera...

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Frozen In Time

Lisa Sanders - Writer of songs and music of Frozen In Time

Lisa Sanders – Writer of songs and music of Frozen In Time

“Frozen In Time” is a CD that I released in the early 1990’s.  I am at first and foremost a person who loves music.  “Frozen In Time” was a labor of love, a compilation of songs that were my favorite.  I have written well over 120 hundred songs in my lifetime...

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Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg was an American musician, songwriter, and composer.  He is well known for his 1980’s songs such as “Longer”, “Leader of the Band” and “Same Old Lang Syne”.  He was born 8/13/51 and died on 12/16/07.  It was over 12 years ago that my favorite artist passed away...

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