So the purpose of this exercise is for me to trip down memory lane and visit the songs from my formative years that left a memorable impression on me. I find that there aren’t many songs that really stand out in my memory from this particular time of year. I think vacation times in general [...]
I was a bit bored today so I thought I’d start an argument with myself about the relative merits of entering songwriting contests. The argument goes something like this:
Jack: Let me be clear. I think that every songwriter is free to do whatever they want with their time and talent. Who are you to [...]
I’m in the process of uploading some of Eileen McGann’s digital sheet music into our online store. This post is mostly a test to see whether a link to one of these songs, Eileen McGann’s Rushing River Sheet Music, will result in a faster turnaround for Google indexing.
1973: Ain’t No Woman Like The One I’ve Got, Four Tops According to a list compiled of the most often misheard lyrics, this song ranks high. Apparently there are more than a couple of people who hear the title line as “Ain’t No Woman Like The One-Eyed Gott”, which makes me think of Blue Jay [...]
One of the ideas that I’ve been hatching for a while is a way of articulating my fondness for music that shaped my formative years while growing up in the seventies. I don’t know that there is anything particularly special about music in that time span- my theory is that there is a development period [...]
The link between music and math never becomes clearer than when you are involved in some way with trying to describe music to a computer program that will render the music in some form. Although the act of musical expression itself may not strike some as mathematical, music creation involves weaving patterns together and varying [...]