Category Archives: inspiring sounds

lyrics, songs, sounds and performers that, for whatever reason, inspire me…

To be remembered is to be immortal…

Video memorial of my Dad – Mr. Gerard M. Simon. Love you, Daddy. Memories

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Dee-1 BLOWS my MIND

Dee-1: There is nothing I can say that will top what he has to say. Just… I mean, seriously… just listen… Dee-1: Jay, 50 and Weezy make sure you find him on facebook, too.

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The Dangers of Library Work

*WARNING*
SEXUAL DOUBLE ENTENDRE TO FOLLOW.
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Close Your Eyes and Dream…

Music can be so many different things. Exciting, agitating, calming, soothing… This one is kind of.. well… all of that. Listen to my friend Rob playing a bee-you-tee-full piece of music! Push play, close your eyes and dream…  

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Gamble Everything For Love

Make a list of things you need
Leave it empty
Except for number one – write love,
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Hime – ukina

Of course, while searching for something else, I find this awesome video. I don’t know what she is saying, I don’t even think she is making music anymore (from what I could find) but apparently she is talking about women … Continue reading

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Listen… (Actual title and artist unknown)

I absolutely LOVE this picture…

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Rissi Palmer

i like this song! it’s nothing earth shattering. it’s not going to change the world with its amazing power. but it is a fun song that enjoys itself for exactly what it is. Welcome, Rissi Palmer. Check out more of … Continue reading

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German R&B in a sexy package

I stumbled upon Xavier Naidoo in 1998 when my sister was performing in Germany. She sent a copy of his CD telling us that we MUST listen to this man with an amazing voice. Even though the lyrics were 99% … Continue reading

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Hazel Scott Hot To Trott

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The name Hazel Scott should say it all… She was beautiful, super talented and underutilized. I love this scene for so many reasons musically, but also because I remember being really pleasantly surprised by the racial treatment. I’ve never seen … Continue reading

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