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Prince – Into the Vault: A Fantasy Album

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Prince - Into the Vault

Over the next few days, in preparation for the deluxe version of “Purple Rain,” musician Brandon Schott, a self-proposed Prince fanatic, and I, another Prince fanatic, will delve into Prince’s mythical vault, which contains hundreds, possibly even thousands of songs, unreleased to the general public. Some of these unreleased gems have made it out of the …

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13 Truly Bad Lyrics

Picking bad lyrics from pop music is like shooting fish in a barrel. It’s too easy. Pop music, in and of itself, is supposed to be about the hook, the melody, the chord progressions – not the lyrics. We leave that to Bob Dylan and Springsteen. I’m sure I’ll get lots of additions to this list, but …

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Where to Find Pure Pop Music Online

I get a lot of emails from people asking, “Where do you find this music that you review? It’s not on my radio station?” It is a mystery why melodic pop/power pop/pure pop is not more popular on today’s radio. And I won’t turn this into a diatribe against corporate radio, although it would be …

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