innovators and relators in the music world
stedawa's self-produced CDs record experiences and observations on culture, religion, people, places based on his more than 23 years overseas
A Lost Chord
The song started out as a poem, written as a poem by Adelaide Anne Procter called "A Lost...
Shaggy > walkin' in my shoes
Shaggy is originally from Kingston, Jamaica. I once had his Lucky Day (2002) CD and I...
Snatam Kaur, St Francis prayer, Anandamayi Ma
This media clip taps into more than one faith tradition and is included as it shows that when it...
Native Deen, percussion discussion, A New Day Has Come (Celine)
Native Deen is an Islamic musical group from the Washington, D.C. area. They have a sizable...
hayley westenra: heaven, heaven
I just heard an amazing version of this song on KBS (Korean radio). It was more like a full...
remy's killing fields, brina's guns and roses
Remy Shand, a somewhat reclusive neo-soul singer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, has resurfaced...
jianpu/nashville number system | tina arena
[re-edited re-posted from now retired+hacked blog.stedawa.com bloggit of 2012.10.02] Why didn't...
emily bear -- 11yo classical + jazz pianist, composer extraordinaire
Emily Bear has been playing piano since age 2. She started lessons at age 4. Since age...
Neil Young's Walk like a giant; '60s/'70s; Seals & Crofts; 1840s; ubuntu
Last year in October, veteran rocker Neil Young and his backup band Crazy Horse had enough tunes...
WOTE's Red Hands (giga-guitar)
My niece, Sarah, and her bandmates of W.O.T.E. can't stop being creative! This is their big...
R.I.P., Van Cliburn!
Van Cliburn, a lanky Texan, won the Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow in its...
piper to the end
Mark Knopfler does a mean and royal rendition of the song Piper to the end.
funny +/or fictional reporting
off-beat reporting and spoofs from the world of music
links to a song and its lyrics