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Music, inspiration, and album covers

Sometime back in 1984, I played and sang “The Weight” in a bar in Ypsilanti, MI with my friend Bob. Thankfully, there is no video. For the 50th anniversary of the song, Playing for Change (PFC) produced this “Around the World” version that gives me goosebumps and brings me to the verge of tears when…

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classic album covers

The Art of Album Covers

One of the most interesting perks achieved in my career is that I’ve been able to participate in the Grammy voting process. Many years ago, the Atlanta Chapter of the Recording Academy was forming a Craft Committee to vote on CD Packaging. Believe it or not, there is a Grammy category for best cd packaging!…

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