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Cry Baby: Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters, Janis Joplin, Natalie Cole

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song Cry Baby.  This is a terrific soul song from the mid-60s.  We will start with the original by Garnet Mimms and the Enchanters, and then we will review covers from … Continue reading

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Georgia On My Mind: Hoagy Carmichael, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the great popular tune Georgia on My Mind. We will review the original by Hoagy Carmichael, and covers of that song by Ray Charles and Willie Nelson. Hoagy Carmichael and Georgia On … Continue reading

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