J. Bilby

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Location: Kingston, New Hampshire United States


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Jann Arden:Jann Arden ~ Jann Arden
Jann Arden:Jann Arden ~ Jann Arden
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Jann Arden is a singer/songwriter/musican I always look forward to hearing. This lady can sing! Like woman singers
before her, Anne Wilson(Heart), Martha Davis(from the Motels), and
Bonnie Raitt, these multi-talented singers with BIG voices have all battled something, be it weight,
alcohol, sickness and recovery, they have also had a time with
radio not playing their music (for one reason or another?) and
have stuck it out and continued on, because like Arden they
have more talent than any of these over-produced "finds" that
record companies play at us on tv land. Jann's only fault is she does it her way and is one hell of a songwriter. Its… Read more
Night Ride Home ~ Joni Mitchell
Night Ride Home ~ Joni Mitchell
Its great to see several cuts from NIGHT RIDE HOME featured on Joni's
new look back, "THE BEGINNING OF SURVIVAL", (being released
July 27th) . Although "Turbulent
Indigo" received the Grammy and basically took its
blue print from "NIGHT RIDE HOME", I really felt the warmth
and devotion return with NRH, something I had missed from Joni's works over the years after Mingus. Although I really enjoyed Turbulent Indigo,
Night Ride Home is special, moody, sad at times but it
shows the real Joni Mitchell that overproduction sometimes
hit with its colder touches(during the 80's). I still listened to everything Joni put
out… Read more
Jupiters Darling ~ Heart
Listening to this new collection brings back many memories...There's allot of nostalgia returning to the music
world these days, todays music for the most part is just
terrible and will be looked at years from now as a big HOLE
its nice to see some classic acts returning to form, its the
ROCK thats missing in the ROLL, ROLL as in Bank Roll, these days theres nothing memorable out there, hardly at all??
Music is meant to be enjoyed by all ages and these ladies,
50+ still sounds great and I'm impressed.
The sound of these new tunes is so out of touch with whats out
their now and that is why I really enjoy this. Ann and Nancy's
vocals are right in… Read more