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Coloring Club Plus — 12/15/19

News:  Before getting to the music, I see that between Word Press and email followers I reached 1000.  That's amazing!  To all who read TaoTalk, *thank*you*.  You make me feel like what is offered here on the blog has value in some way.  1000 and counting.... "It Happened in Sun Valley" is a 1941 song… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/15/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/14/19

I knew there had to be a song out there about a Christmas rose and I was right. The song and the coloring fit each other not only for that, but in the lyrics it says, “friendship is a holly tree” and there are holly leaves surrounding the rose. What is love without friendship? "Love… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/14/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/13/19

"Winter Wonderland" is a song written in 1934 by Felix Bernard and lyricist Richard Bernhard Smith. Due to its seasonal theme, it is often regarded as a Christmas song in the Northern Hemisphere. Since its original recording by Richard Himber, it has been covered by over 200 different artists, including Air Supply, Jo Stafford, Doris… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/13/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/12/19

Blue is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. Exploring the various facets of relationships from infatuation on "A Case of You" to insecurity on "This Flight Tonight", the songs feature simple accompaniments on piano, guitar and Appalachian dulcimer. The album peaked at number 3 on the UK Albums Chart, number 9 on… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/12/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/11/19

  Greg Miller is a guitarist and instructor. He teaches Applied Instrument instruction at Muskegon Community College and is a member of AFM Local 56. He is a founding member of Dutch Henry, and the Westside Jazz Trio. Greg is a Fender authorized guitar repairman and has worked for both Bird’s and RIT Music. He… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/11/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/9/19

I heard a song by Right Said Fred yesterday on Song Lyric Sunday that I liked (thanks for sharing it, Mel!) and so wondered if they had any holiday tunes out there. Why, it just so happens that they do! Right Said Fred are an English band based in London and formed by brothers Fred… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/9/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/8/19

This is not a straightforward holiday song, but it does contain a Christmas tree and a wish list. Reading about the album I was surprised to see it outsold No Code, as I've about worn No Code out but have seldom listened to Yield. Maybe I need to give it more time. Also, about the… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/8/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/6/19

Today I put in the search box “holiday decorations” and this was one of only 30 songs to pop up. This is a beautiful song! Boyz II Men (pronounced boys to men) is an American R&B and hip hop vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies. They are… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/6/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/5/19

My apologies for another late posting. I stayed up late last night watching the end of the Chernobyl mini-series, went out to lunch with friends, then headed over to the annual beauty products sale at the “house of beauty.” I started this coloring last night and thought as I started filling it in it would… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/5/19

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Coloring Club Plus — 12/4/19

Today's selection is a new one for me. I know the Indigo Girls, but I went out in search of a song that had a forest in it and Christmas, and this one sounds pretty danged good. I also learned that they are currently doing a few shows. Indigo Girls are an American folk rock… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 12/4/19