December 20, 2015

I imagine that there is a magical threshold for recording artist to reach.  Some would say that threshold is a certain number of released albums.  Some would say that a certain number of years recording or touring.  Some would say that the popularity of one or a number...

December 13, 2015

Just in case you missed them, check out Part One and Part Two, so that you can follow this unique perspective on Common's albums through the lens of Stevie Wonder's albums.  Do know, this isn't a comparison; yet, it is quite simply one way to enjoy two artists' music i...

December 11, 2015

In the first installment, I introduced the notion of using Stevie Wonder's albums as a lens for viewing Common's albums.  In no way is it meant to be a comparision as much as it is an effort to enjoy two artists' music at one time. We've covered the first three albums,...

December 6, 2015

When people look at things in hindsight, their view tends to be rosy.  Well, this piece will be very rosy.  As a lifelong music fan (as an infant, my father baptized me in the waters of musical appreciation with Ahmad Jamal's Poinciana), my music collection a...

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