Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane this Week: Flying Solo Edition

Everyone knows the solo careers of some of music’s finest performers. John Lennon, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney all had amazing solo careers post Beatles. Beyoncé is reaching heights that she only dreamed of when she was just a member of Destiny’s Child. Plenty of musicians leave famous bands for one reason or another and form. I call this the Dave Grohl. Other peoples’ solo albums reflect poorly upon their group work. Gwen Stefani and Dee Dee Ramone, this means you. I have been listening to a lot of famous musicians’ solo work recently. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane this Week: Flying Solo Edition

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This week’s dispatches have it all: Comedy! Drama! Gravity-defying stunts!

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30 Years of Music: 2006

My favorite releases for 2006 seem to alternate between the All-Time Favorites I am constantly trying to shove into your hands, and the lovely gems that I keep meaning to own”¦ after which I will then metaphorically foist upon you like the rest. Let’s get to it!

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Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter X

After a few weeks of jumbo-sized Alphabet Soup columns, somewhat predictably, The Letter X is a short one. We’re a bit punk rock this week.

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Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for the Letter H

This week’s glorified love letters to my favorite songs features some All-Time Favorites, of any letter, that just so happen to all start with The Letter H. As usual, we’ve got a heaping amount of love and loneliness, but this time, with a side of glitter. Behold!

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