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Merle Haggard passed away on April 6, 2016. Haggard, a country music giant, wrote hundreds of great songs in his multi-decade career but this one might be my favorite. “Sing Me Back Home” was released in November 1967, and topped the country charts that winter. I discovered it through the Grateful Dead who covered it…

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What can be said about Notorious B.I.G. that hasen’t been said before, he was bigger than life and was only on this earth for a short stint. Cookin Soul inject some new life into the mix making this song swing in a deeper way. The Cookin’ Soul is a Spanish producer-DJs duo known separately as…

Song of the Day: A Tribe Called Quest "Butter (DJ Day RMX)"

Song of the Day: A Tribe Called Quest “Butter (DJ Day RMX)” The music world is still reeling from the loss of founding A Tribe Called Quest member Malik Taylor, better known as Phife Dawg. It’s hard to overestimate the impact of Phife’s passing. He was essentially a hip-hop Beatle. Tributes are now pouring in…