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Music and Cocktails: One Last Chance to Make It Real

Music and Cocktails: One Last Chance to Make It Real

When Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run was released, I was just beginning my freshman year of high school. I can remember listening to “Thunder Road” for the very first time and thinking “Who IS this guy??” I went on to fall in love with the entire album, and with Bruce himself, claiming him as my own along with all my friends, even though we were from South Jersey and not North, but it’s because that’s exactly what Bruce does. He unifies people in a way that few other artists can, and continues to tap into

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Music and Cocktails: Who Would You Rather Be?

Music and Cocktails: Who Would You Rather Be?

About half the music that I listen to comes from artists that I’ve known since forever and have loved for years. The other half is much newer and comes from songs that my kids recommended that I’ve grown to enjoy and love just as much. They will tell you that I influenced their interests when they were young and helped them gain a solid sense of appreciation for what music could bring to their lives, and now they continue to do the same for me. It’s a true statement on both counts. A few years back, my

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Music and Cocktails: Sweet Like Candy to My Soul

Music and Cocktails: Sweet Like Candy to My Soul

Ah, yes. You know this line. It’s from “Crash Into Me,” released by the Dave Matthews Band in December of 1996. It reached #19 on Billboard’s Hot 100 and rose all the way to #7 on their Modern Rock Tracks chart in March of the following year. Before we go any further, let’s be honest and say that since Dave Matthews admitted on VH1 Storytellers that the lyrics are about a peeping Tom, it has become somewhat embarrassing to confess that this is a song we actually like. Even prior to

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