Perhaps worse than trite politicization of classic tunes is failing to pass on the wealth of a child’s musical heritage. Here are some ways to start offering that audible feast to your child.
Rae’s song is simply the natural next step for self-love culture, since in ‘Obsessed’ Rae explicitly admits to her own narcissism in an even more brash way than Grande and Lizzo.
Sprinkled in Bob Dylan’s folk-rock protest music are examples of quiet responses to the establishment’s reasonless rules. It may be more apt today than it was when he wrote it.
‘Steal Away’ pairs the pathos of backbreaking, heart-crushing slavery – the startling realization that a slave has to ‘steal’ his own self away to be free – with the promise of ultimate deliverance in Jesus.
What’s missed by the social justice critics is that even people on minimum wage deserve songs that reflect their lives and aspirations.
Music isn’t just a commodity to be consumed, but a means for humans to express themselves and create a community with one another. We really need it now.
The ‘Queen’s Gambit’ series soundtrack is the terrific original score, written entirely in a classical vein, by composer Carlos Rafael Rivera.
Taylor Swift’s special talent used to be capturing teenage love and heartbreak in a way that rang true. But what was once precocious is now pretentious.
To help inject some fresh wonder into your holiday season, here is a list of lesser-known hymns and carols that pertain to both Christmas and Advent.
His music choices seem more like a publicity team curated this list to fit Obama’s “I’m whatever you want me to be” image.
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The truth is, Nashville executives prefer pop-sounding country and crossovers with pop artists because it brings in pop fans and profits.
Most people spend their entire lives trying to achieve some measure of immortality. It only took Edward Lodewijk van Halen one minute and 42 seconds.
Reviewing the full musical catalog of Oasis shows that while the band evolved, they remained true to their striving, unashamed, rock ‘n’ roll spirit.
Lee Greenwood, along with the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants and a cappella group Home Free, released a new version of his song ‘God Bless the U.S.A.’
A fan of musical ‘irreverence,’ Kelley Swindall told me she enjoys challenging ‘antiquated structures,’ in the spirit of female artists like Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton.
Schlesinger used his songwriting talents to the fullest, adding to the power pop sounds and rich musical tapestry of the past 25 years.
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