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Welcome to Spoony's Music Diary! I am a graduate student who listens to a lot of music, with a focus on jazz. The music focuses on my interaction with the music and music news. On twitter: @spoonysdiary On email: spoonysmusicdiary at hotmail.com

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  • A Bob Dylan Getaway
    on Jan 19, 2012 in Bob Dylan
    Fancy yourself a serious Bob Dylan fan?Looking for an opportunity to discuss 'America's Bard' with other Dylan aficionados in a beautiful setting?Who isn't?Well, author on all things Bob Dylan Michael Gray is offering an extraordinary opportunity to...
  • Jimmy Fallon does David Bowie!
    on Jan 13, 2012 in David Bowie Jimmy Fallon
    I was not a big fan of Jimmy Fallon when he was on Saturday Night Live, but the guy has won me over with his spot on Bob Dylan and Neil Young impressions.Fallon is back at it with this fantastic spoof of David Bowie, lampooning Tim Tebow to the tune...
  • Leonard Cohen - Darkness
    on Jan 10, 2012 in Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen has released a new single from his upcoming album, entitled "Darkness." And Whoa Nellie does it live up to its name. Opening with some very brooding guitar strumming, Leonard Cohen sings with a dangerous tone reminiscent perhaps of "Wa...
  • Abbey Road to Open its Doors (One Day Only!)
    on Jan 5, 2012 in Beatles
    For many a music fan, Abbey Road is a mysterious music studio (the Wonka Chocolate Factory of music if you will), where innovative recordings were produced. Though the recording studio has existed since 1931, it is best known for the Beatles recordin...
  • A Mingus Memorial in the Works!
    on Jan 4, 2012 in jazz Mingus
    As some of you may know, Charles Mingus is my favorite musician (email me for album recommendations). That's why I was delighted read that Mingus's hometown of Nogales, Arizona is planning to honor the jazz bassist with a memorial. Charles Mingus com...
  • Inspiration for "Mr. Tambourine Man" Releasing His First Solo Album
    on Jan 3, 2012 in Bob Dylan Bruce Langhorne
    Bruce Langhorne, who played guitar for Dylan during his heyday and was the inspiration for the acoustic classic "Mr. Tambourine Man" has released his first solo album, to be titled "Mr. Tambourine Man." It's reasonable that he would try to capitalize...
  • My Reggae Playlist
    on Oct 19, 2011
    Today I was asked to post a playlist. I was duly flattered, but I normally listen to entire albums or bounce around from song to song as the mood should strike me. However, I do have a reggae playlist for your perusal:1) Shine Eye Gal - Black Uhuru2)...
  • Parallel Lives by Andrea Wolper
    on Oct 9, 2011
    I owe everyone an apology.Things have been crazy in my non-Spoony's Music Diary life, and I had to put music blogging on the ole back burner. Though things remain busy, I will try to get back on track with a review of Andrea Wolper's wonderfu...
  • "Bob Dylan" covers Rebecca Black Again (My Moment)!
    on Sep 2, 2011 in Bob Dylan Rebecca Black
    The last Bob Dylan impersonation of Rebecca Black was so popular that I thought I would post this new cover of Rebecca Black's new song, "My Moment." The impersonator is pretty darned good (via americansongwriter.com). It is the same guy, who got ove...
  • "Life is Sweet" by Lissy Walker Hits a High Note
    on Aug 30, 2011 in Lissy Walker Review
    When I first heard Lissy Walker's voice streaming through my speakers while visiting her website, I knew I really wanted to share her music through my blog. Her voice was just so pretty and wispy, and seemed to convey so much with each word. It f...
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