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pop music

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Easy

Like all people not wholly destitute of heart, when I hear the opening of “ABC” by the Jackson 5 I experience the familiar jolt...

A Weaver’s Lover

When Laura Nyro retired from the music business in 1971, she had produced five studio albums.  She was also 24 years old.  A piano-tuner’s...

Nicks Fix

The sad, wide-set eyes, carelessly lined in brown.  The white-blond tendrils slipping, elf-locks, before her ears while an Elnetted crest sweeps down her back. ...

Call Me Always

You don’t have to be driving around with a 15-year-old on her first-ever trip to California to fall abruptly, defenselessly in love with “Call...