Category Archives: Singer-Songwriter

Grammy Nominees

The nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced last week.  Here’s who I am pulling for: Fun. (Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “We Are Young“; Album of the Year and … Continue reading

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Ed Sheeran and Keane

Not unlike the weather, I’ve been going through a bit of a dry spell when it comes to new music.  Thankfully I’ve come across a couple of nice tunes in that last couple of days that have quenched my thirst … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan

What are we going to do about you, Bob?  You’re obviously one of the greatest songwriters of all time, yet your voice leaves quite a bit to be desired (kind of like Bruce Springsteen, but even more so).  I know… … Continue reading

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Graceland 25th Anniversary

As I’ve mentioned before, Paul Simon is one of my favorite artists of all time and Graceland is one of my favorite albums of all time.  Today they released a 25th Anniversary Edition of this amazing CD with a few alternate … Continue reading

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John Mayer

It’s been about 10 years since I first heard “Your Body Is A Wonderland” and wanted to find out more about this interesting new singer-songwriter.  Since then, John Mayer become one of my favorite artists, especially when his songs are more acoustic-guitar … Continue reading

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Landline

The other day I stumbled upon this cool song called “Landline” by Greg Laswell featuring Ingrid Michaelson.  I really liked the sound of it but I kept thinking that her voice totally outclassed his and wondered how they ever got … Continue reading

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Amos Lee

I just added Amos Lee as my artist of the month for October 2011.  Here are my favorite songs from the mellow singer-songwriter: Arms of a Woman Flower Keep It Loose, Keep It Tight Shout Out Loud Southern Girl Supply and … Continue reading

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Storyhill

I just added Storyhill as my artist of the month for May 2011.   Here are my favorite songs from the folk artists formerly known (at St. Olaf) as Chris & Johnny: Love Will Find You Paradise Lost Pieces of Love Sacramento Satisfied Land Spaces … Continue reading

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Norah Jones

I just added Norah Jones as my artist of the month for March 2011.   Here are my favorite songs from the relaxingly voiced singer: Come Away With Me Creepin’ In Don’t Know Why Heart of Mine (Peter Malick Group featuring Norah Jones) Here We Go … Continue reading

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Jack Johnson

For those of you following the Jam via feed, I just added Jack Johnson as my artist of the month for November 2010.   Here are my favorite songs from the laid-back beach bum:  Bubbletoes Flake Good People If I Had Eeys Mudfootball The … Continue reading

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