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Music and Diet Coke

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7C3uRqjA8UE Marketers are smart people, and know when they hear a song that will work in a television commercial. There are a few types ways to go, it seems. Using well...
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Maybe–Hopefully–Miley Cyrus Can Grow Up

Miley Cyrus' cover of Paul Simons "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" is from Saturday Night Live's 40th Anniversary Special that aired Feb. 15. Cyrus clearly has a tremendous amount of talent. Put it this...
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Everybody Knows Leonard Cohen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDphyrGiaJE Editor's Note: The Daily Music Break periodically re-launches old posts. This post on the great Leonard Cohen originally appeared on March 29, 2012. Since...
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The Odd Genius Currently Known as Prince

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF49nZ1ydJg It's challenging to write about Prince. He has been around for so long and has released a mountain of music in multiple genres, all of which he's mastered. But...
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Kate Bush Tours for the Second Time Since 1978

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xckBwPdo1c Kate Bush, Madonna and Michael Jackson were born within a month of each other during the summer of 1958. Bush made more of a name for herself in Great Britain...
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New Music: The Tallest Tree

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UxyXbsk4bRc#t=29 This nice newly released song and video from The Tallest Tree is "I'll Be Your (For You)." It reminds me a bit of "I'm Your Man" by Leonard Cohen, which is...
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Fountains of Wayne Has Got It Going On

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAwKl3dTMZs Wikipedia offers an extraordinarily precise -- some would say anal -- explanation of the genesis of the name of Fountains of Wayne: The band was named...