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Feels So Good

Got to do some yoga a couple of times this week. Feels good to be getting back into shape, and just feeling good in general lately; being thankful for the small things while mindful of the big picture. With that in mind, enjoy this mellow jazz classic from Chuck Mangione going into the weekend. Happy Friday people! If the embedded […]

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Rock Superstar

Here another song in keeping with the working in entertainment theme. Though it’s about the music industry specifically, there’s some wisdom in this Cypress Hill track that applies to working in all aspects of entertainment. There’s literally a lecture stuck in the middle of it. If the embedded audio player doesn’t load, click to listen to Rock Superstar by Cypress […]

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If you want to work in entertainment

In the last couple of years, I’ve been embracing this whole social networking, internet shit, and making contacts on various social networks. A lot of young people have been following me, and if they have something interesting or cool, I’ll follow them back. A lot of them have videos showing off their various skills: singing, playing music or sports, skateboarding, […]

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Downtown

Composed by Tony Hatch and original recorded by Petula Clark, Downtown has proven to be an enduring classic, covered by myriad artists in various genres and popping up repeatedly in popular films and television programs. The video embedded here is of Emma Bunton‘s version, which was the Official Charity Song for the BBC’s Children in Need a few years back. […]

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Spanish Harlem

I suppose if this song came out today, it would have to be called East Harlem, but that doesn’t really have the same ring to it. One of the most influential pop songs of all time, Spanish Harlem is written & produced by Lieber & Stoller (with Phil Spector somehow wrangling a credit in their somewhere) and originally performed by Ben […]