On March 6th, 2002, Sheryl Crow filmed a concert for TV benefiting Breast Cancer Awareness (it aired later that year). She invited the Queen of Rock N Roll (Stevie Nicks, of course!) to perform with her on a few songs. Strong Enough Sorcerer Come On, Come On The Difficult Kind Midnight Rider (Allman Brothers cover) … Continue reading Music Box: Sheryl Crow & Stevie Nicks Live 2002
Rest In Peace, Fontella Bass. The singer - most known for her Aretha Franklin-sounding soul classic "Rescue Me" - passed away at the age of 72 from complications resulting from a heart attack she suffered a month earlier. Click on photo for Huffington Post obit.
I can't remember the last time a song made me cry, but toward the end of Mike Acerbo’s evocative, engrossing CD, THE SEARCH, it happens. "Robbie" chronicles Acerbo's soul-kept memories of his childhood best friend, who drowned in the Delaware river when he was in his early teens. But the images this poet evokes bear … Continue reading Music Box: Mike Acerbo’s THE SEARCH
"The" voice - unmistakable, unparalleled, almost extraterrestrial – has been silenced. We do not know why, yet, and it’s a fool who’ll assume before the cause is revealed, but in everyone’s heart we think we know. Whatever the cause, one of the great magical voices in pop music, Whitney Houston, is now gone. Lest I’m … Continue reading Legacy: Whitney Houston
Some of the most profoundly poignant, hauntingly beautiful pieces of music I’ve had the trembling pleasure of hearing have come from the cello. It’s the closest a musical instrument has ever come to the innate cries of the human heart, and I can say (even as an atheist) that if there is a god, surely … Continue reading Music Box: 2Cellos ~ Cello, I Love You