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Sam Cooke

If really, truly forced to pick my favorite singer of all time under penalty of castration or death or something, I suppose I would pick Sam Cooke (not that I have any hesitancy about Cooke, I just hate to be pinned down). His floating, creamy, earthy, stirring soulful marvelousness is …

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Al Green Is Love

I quit the latest incarnation of my radio show Cool Tunes nearly a year ago (already!), and as the pattern always goes, I am starting to miss radio again after being really sick of it, and, as a result, thinking about it again. About the most “normal” radio phase I …

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Spread the Word – But Who’s Going to Pay For It?

The thunderstorm currently pummeling the environs feels like the wrath of God – perhaps He is angry with file sharers: Does “thou shalt not steal” mean “Thou shalt not download”? Just like other computer-savvy listeners, evangelical Christians swipe songs off the Net – and Christian labels have watched their fortunes …

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Raymond Myles and Tower of Power – The Year of the Sacks

My great friend Leo Sacks – one of the most most conscientious and prolific reissue and compilation producers in the business – had the sun shine most specially for him on his labor of love, his original production of the glorious leader-and-chorus gospel and soul of New Orleans icon Raymond …

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2003 Dove Awards

Nothing to do with the war – this is about gospel and CCM music: Nichole Nordeman and Michael W. Smith were the big winners at the Gospel Music Association’s (GMA) 34th Dove Awards last night (April 10) at Nashville’s Gaylord Entertainment Center. Nordeman won seven awards, including songwriter, female vocalist, …

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Killer Kollections

Here are some smoking cool collections that have come out recently – just the thing for last minute holiday consumerizing: Rod Stewart – Reason to Believe: The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings If you are under 40, you probably think of Rod Stewart as a an aging, silly, foppish playboy who …

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Songs For Lott

The segregationist senator would do well to listen to the new Freedom: Songs From the Heart of America collection to understand the full implications of his philosophy.

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