My mother just spent several days with me…
It’s been awhile since my last post here on Pop Rock Nation. I have been somewhat busy dealing with July. I think July may be my least favorite month of the year. It seems like that’s when I have to deal with the most grief. Last year, I lost my dad in July. In 2007, I lost my grandmother in July. And I’ve had several beloved dogs get […]
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy make one hell of a fine album…
Thank Alison Krauss for introducing me to the Canadian fiddle playing wonder that is Natalie MacMaster. Back in 2007, I bought Alison Krauss’s compilation CD A Hundred Miles or More: A Compilation. Although Alison Krauss is a noted fiddle player, she and MacMaster teamed up for the hauntingly beautiful ballad, “Get Me Through December”. Alison’s angelic vocals were a fine match […]
What do you get when you have singing groups of three? Trios, of course!
I am currently involved with a project on SingSnap.com that requires me to sing a song with two other women. We’re trying to decide what song we want to sing together. It’s not so easy, though, because I don’t really know these women too well. We all kind of have different tastes and styles. Because we need […]