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Friday Open Thread | Sting Week

I hope you have enjoyed this week with Sting.

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Thursday Open Thread | Sting Week

Hope you are enjoying Sting. 2000s The Emperor’s New Groove soundtrack was released with complete songs from the previous version of the film, which included Rascal Flatts and Shawn Colvin. The final single used to promote the film was “My … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Sting Week

Here is more Sting…don’t you love those folks that can be known by one name? LOL 1990s His 1991 album The Soul Cages was dedicated to his recently deceased father and included the Top 10 song “All This Time”, which … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Sting Week

More of Sting. Early solo work[edit] In September 1981, Sting made his first live solo appearance, performing on all four nights of the fourth Amnesty International benefit The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball in London’s Drury Lane theatre at the invitation … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Sting Week

This week, we will get the music of Sting. Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), better known by the stage name Sting is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He is best known as … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Aretha Franklin Week

We will end this week with The Queen of Soul bringing the gospel.

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Friday Open Thread | Aretha Franklin Week

More from The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin Music style and image Franklin has often been described as a great singer and musician due to “vocal flexibility, interpretive intelligence, skillful piano-playing, her ear, her experience.”[29] Franklin’s voice has been described … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Aretha Franklin Week

More from The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin Later years In 1980, Franklin signed with Clive Davis’ Arista Records and that same year, gave a command performance at the Royal Albert Hall in front of Queen Elizabeth. Aretha also made … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Aretha Franklin Week

More from The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin Commercial success In January 1967, choosing not to renew her Columbia contract after six years with the company, Franklin signed to Atlantic Records. That month, Aretha traveled to Muscle Shoals, Alabama to … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Aretha Franklin Week

More from The Queen of Soul: Aretha Franklin Early life Aretha Louise Franklin was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Barbara (née) Siggers and Clarence LaVaughn Franklin. Her father, who went by the nickname, “C. L.”, was an itinerant … Continue reading

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