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An Ode to Pete Seeger

I never knew the banjo was a hillbilly instrument. When I first saw a banjo, it was in my father’s arms. My father was a chemist, a business owner and a banjo player. He didn’t play with a group. He played for fun, he played for us kids, but he also played for himself, a […]

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There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – Losing Phil and Finding Van Halen with Doug Foster

  Growing up, until I got to sixth grade or so, my older brother was the primary caretaker of our record collection. Whether due to having more money or more knowledge, when we got a new record, he was likely the one to buy it. Otherwise for me, most of my exposure to music was […]

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Raised on the Radio – Kir from The Kir Corner With Harden My Heart

We’re back.  After months away at a new home, I have made the decision to bring Raised on the Radio back to My Skewed View. Breaking myself up into little tiny pieces was never really a good idea. And these wonderful friends of mine have so much to share, I’d like to share it with […]

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A Thanksgiving Playlist or Any Dinner Party

Today I’m over at Raised on the Radio with a Dinner Party Playlist.  For those of you who don’t know, Raised on the Radio is my alternate reality. (Not unlike my alternate personality, Woody Allen) I don’t often link, but this is a post everyone will love. Dinner Party Music This is a great playlist […]

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Raised on the Radio – All I Never Knew Was Missing

Raised on the Radio is a series devoted to remembering and sharing what the musical experience was like when the only way you would hear music is on the radio of if you bought the album. The ease of downloading music has robbed us of the excitement of hearing a song for the first time […]

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Raised on the Radio – Gasp

Raised on the Radio is a new series at My Skewed View. As a music lover I have noticed a great difference between those Raised on The Radio, and those who are being raised on streaming music and audio-downloads. As I try to teach my son about the value of musicianship, I find it increasingly difficult […]

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Raised on the Radio – Journey

Raised on the Radio is a new series at My Skewed View. As a music lover I have noticed a great difference between those of us Raised on The Radio, and those who are being raised on streaming music and audio-downloads. As I try to teach my son about the value of musicianship I find it increasingly […]