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Monthly Archives: January 2003
Third Day is one of the best-known Christian rock bands. Nominated for their fourth Grammy in the ‘best Gospel rock album’ category, the band’s "Come Together" combines great southern guitar rock with lyrics to lift spirits and sooth souls. Guitarist … Continue reading
Thirty-six years after recording "Will The Circle Be Unbroken," the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s third release in this series of traditional country and roots music has been nominated for two Grammy awards. As vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Jimmy Ibbotson explains, the … Continue reading
Though only 23, Vivian Green has been writing songs and working for years to launch her solo career. With "A Love Story," Green’s debut on Columbia, she has turned that page with a CD that showcases personal lyrics and her … Continue reading
Wladyslaw Szpilman is the Polish composer profiled in the new and notable Roman Polanski film, "The Pianist." Equally remarkable is a companion CD, featuring vocalist Wendy Lands singing songs with new lyrics and modern arrangements based on Szpilman’s timeless and … Continue reading