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Roger Nichols and the Small Circle of Friends--Snow Queen (1967)

     Roger Nichols, Muccay MacLeod and his sister Melinda MacLeod comprised the group, "The Small Circle of Friends". Signed to A&M records, Nichols composed several songs with Tony Asher, fresh off of his working with Brian W...

The Evolution of My Relationships in Music

If I were to tell you the story of my loves and losses, it would be pages of idealisms, rants & rages.  I would look much like the village idiot in retrospect.  You know, for not knowing better, for not seeing the obvious, etc.  But I wouldn&#...
by middleSage on Sep 4, 2013

The Carpenters--Hurting Each Other (1972)

     It was 1972 when The Carpenters reached number two with this song, becoming easily the biggest charting version of the song, but it has had an interesting recorded history.      Written by Gary Geld and Pe...

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Proof that every one’s guilty pleasure is their own: We reached almost no consensus on this particular version of Desert Island Discs, with only the Carpenters, the Electric Light Orchestra, Hall and Oates and Olivia Newton-John garnering more...
by Something Else Reviews on Nov 20, 2012

My “now” song: Yesterday once more

Do you ever have a song, an idea, a storyline, or an image stuck in your head? And it just refuses to go away? For some time at least? I have this with music—it could be a song, an instrumental … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 11, 2012

My “now” song: Yesterday once more

Do you ever have a song, an idea, a storyline, or an image stuck in your head? And it just refuses to go away? For some time at least? I have this with music—it could be a song, an instrumental … Continue reading →...
by My Favourite Things on Apr 11, 2012


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