John Reed

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  1. Fruitcake and Cookies – The Messiah Will Come Again A&E Blogs Blogs Tuggboat Art Life May 10, 2014

    Hey. I'm sorry that it's been awhile, for those who care. Things are busy here this time of year. Since it's been such a long time I've decided to write about two songs in this post. I've been meaning to write about the first one, a classic song called "Fruitcake ...

  2. Sweet Lei Mokihana Tuggboat Art Life April 27, 2014

    My song today is a Hawaiian hit from approximately 1973 called “Sweet Lei Mokihana” performed by Hui Ohana (which means, “Family Group”).

  3. The Seventh Wave – Sailing Away A&E Blogs Blogs Tuggboat Art Life April 20, 2014

    Here’s “The Seventh Wave” from synth/sound effect-making pro Suzanne Ciani’s debut album Seven Waves.

  4. That Summer Feeling A&E Blogs Blogs Tuggboat Art Life April 14, 2014

    Hey. Here's a brilliant song called "That Summer Feeling" by Modern Lovers founder and lead singer Jonathan Richman. It's from his 1992 album I, Jonathan.

  5. Foreigner Suite A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life April 6, 2014

    Hey. I hope everyone had a solid spring break. Today, I'm posting one of my all-time favorites: “Foreigner Suite” by Cat Stevens aka Yusuf Islam aka Yusuf aka the Roadsinger. Check out the song in its entirety below:

  6. Águas de Março (Waters of March) A&E Blogs Blogs Tuggboat Art Life March 14, 2014

    Hey. I'm done with midterms. It's officially spring break. I hope everyone has a great one and here's a song to kick it off:

  7. Stay Another Day A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life March 7, 2014

    Hey. My song today is so emotional that I might not even be able to make it through this post without having to walk the streets in solitude in order to calm down.

  8. Atmadja Duma Strachilu A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life March 3, 2014

    I came across this gem about a year ago during the summer. The song is called “Atmadja Duma Strachilu”, sung by a women’s choir called Le Mystère des voix Bulgares, or, The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices.

  9. La Pluie / Rain A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life February 24, 2014

    Hey. It rained today for the first time in awhile, so here are two songs about rain. The first is a lushly orchestrated, atmospheric track from Frenchman Jean-Jacques Goldman (a family favorite!) called "La Pluie". Though I took six years of French, I won't lie and say I can really ...

  10. Smokey Roads A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life February 20, 2014

    Hey. My song today comes from Tommy James and the Shondells classic album Crimson and Clover. The song is called “Smokey Roads”.

  11. State of the Union A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life February 16, 2014

    Today, I’ve been listening to a cool ditty written and sung by Destroyer called “State of the Union”. It comes from his strongest album, City of Daughters, released in 1998.

  12. Take Off Your Cool A&E Blogs Tuggboat Art Life February 11, 2014

    Hey. My song today is a sweet little ballad called "Take Off Your Cool", performed by Outkast’s Andre Three-Stacks and the lovely, ultra-chill jazzpop vocalist Norah Jones. It’s simple, yet arrestingly elegant and speaks to an issue that many people may struggle with at the beginning of a relationship (or ...

  13. Hey – Welcome to Tuggboat Art Life Blogs Tuggboat Art Life February 7, 2014

    Welcome to Tuggboat Art Life. This is my blog.

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