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Kevin on December 5th, 2012

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If you’ve managed to escape all the hype about Spotify, congratulations – you’ve found a hiding spot that Osama Bin Laden would envy. The noise about the streaming music service has been everywhere – even noted Western philosopher and parenting expert Britney Spears has recommended Spotify! What’s the buzz about? Currently available only in Sweden, […]

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Kevin on June 21st, 2011

I recently received an invitation to Google’s Music Beta – its cloud-based music storage service that lets you store up to 20,000 songs, regardless of origin, for free. Once uploaded, you can listen to your music on any Setting up Music Beta couldn’t be much simpler; if you wish, you can opt to receive free […]

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Kevin on March 7th, 2009

Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood are touring together in June – Clapton/Winwood tour dates.  I’ve seen both perform during the last few years and this promises to be a terrific series of concerts.  To whet your appetite, here’s a clip of the two from the 2007 Crossroads Guitar Festival:

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Kevin on December 14th, 2008

Having not ventured onto our bathroom scale for months and months, I was subjected to quite a shock a week and a half ago when I weighed myself.  My mid sized, ought-to-weigh-about-155-to-160 frame was carrying around 176lbs.  Or so I thought. When I weighed myself this past Monday morning I reenacted the scene I described […]

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Kevin on September 11th, 2008

I somehow managed to pick up a head cold just as we left Vegas last Thursday…  and it has merrily progressed into a full respiratory meltdown. I’m fairly certain I’ll survive, but it has sapped my energy and hence my posting. On a positive note, I have ordered a Rick Steves Classic bag and will […]

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Kevin on July 20th, 2008

First, another terrific performance from the Clapton 1996 Hyde Park concert – a spirited rendition of “I Shot The Sheriff” with some great interplay between EC and drummer Steve Gadd… If you’re a Clapton fan and don’t own this DVD, it’s well worth it! Now on to a few favorite posts from this week: Should […]

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