Monthly Archives: January 2014

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Phil Everly’s Death Likely to Spread His Music to a New Generation

Nora Jones and Billy Joe Armstrong recreate Everly Brothers' sound impeccably.

In mid-December, a song on the radio took my breath away, causing me to pull out Shazam to find out what it is and who is singing it.  It sounded remarkably like the Everly Brothers’ style, but was a male/female duet – fresh, clean, spectacular.  Turns out it was Billy Joe Armstrong and Nora Jones Continue Reading

Americans don’t trust Facebook & Google, but use them anyway

Children trust automatically.  For adults, it should be earned.

  There’s an old adage about doing business only with people you trust.  And frankly, whenever I have dealings with somebody who doesn’t earn my trust consistently, it turns out not-so-good.  You know — when you are not quite sure you trust the other person, but give them the benefit of the doubt.  It’s that Continue Reading