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Lori Henriques: One Year Later

Lori Henriques: One Year Later

A little over a year ago, I told you about the jazz-based children’s album from Portland singer-songwriter-pianist Lori Henriques, ‘How Great Can This Day Be’; it was recently announced that the album has been nominated for a Grammy award for Best Children’s Album of the year. I gave her a call to see what else has happened in the past year. Read More

Counter-Culture History, 1969-1972: ‘The Smith Tapes’

Counter-Culture History, 1969-1972: ‘The Smith Tapes’

The 1960s were such a time of obvious change in the United States. Portions of society lost their innocence, while others were empowered. Music often made a statement, and drugs influenced lives. What was life like at the end of that decade, and at the turn of the 1970s? The boundless optimism of earlier in the ’60s had disappeared, and times, they were a’changin’. The best way to learn about a certain time is to go straight to the source. Read More