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Music Mothers Speak

November 10, 2019

Music has healing powers. It has the ability to remove your worries and free your mind. For me musicians are magicians as they weave their words into your heart and steal you away to the place they want you to go.

Last night I had the pleasure of hearing the music of a...

October 26, 2019

The Listening Room of Mobile came alive last night. Every inch of space was filled with the sound of music. It was a first class, top-notch dueling of instruments beyond your imagination.

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley cooked up a feast of music and we devoured it like a pa...

September 26, 2019

Last night I saw the Marlow Boys as they played Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile.

I have seen them many times before so you would think it might tend to be “same old, same old”….Not at all, with this band you get a unique show every time. These boys continually b...

September 15, 2019

Last Sunday I went to the Matinee show at Mobile Theatre Guild and it was a wonderful experience. The play was “Calamine”…based on a song written and performed by our long time friend Ross Newell. When it comes to writing songs, Ross cannot be beat. This is what he was...

September 8, 2019

The name of this band is more unusual than most…I love it primarily because I am basically a nerd and I know one when I see one. We tend to be OVER-THINKERS…

These over thinkers include 

Ben Harper -Band leader, guitarist, 

Steve Harper - vocals, guitar, dobro, ukulele, c...

August 31, 2019

It was great and it was good last night at The Listening Room as these two long time friends and one time band-mates came together to entertain us for a couple of hours.

Jimi Hendrix once said, “Music is a safe kind of high”. …I believe he had it right. 

I have never bee...

August 30, 2019

Talent is like a flower, you must tend to it if you want something beautiful.

Leigh Nash (of Sixpence None the Richer) has obviously tended to her talent and developed one to the most beautiful flowers I have ever seen. She has been on tour with her talent since she was...

August 15, 2019

I am a PROPONENT of Rob Aldridge, and his wonderful band from Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  Rob Aldridge is the lead singer, guitarist, Rob Malone is lead guitar and back up vocalist, but he took lead vocals on at least one, maybe two songs. Kevin Reed is on drums and Stone...

August 14, 2019

Last night was unique in oh so many ways.

It was The Listening Room of Mobile. There was a nationally known artist appearing that has several songs that climbed all the rungs of the ladder and reached the top of the charts when they were released. 

Her name is Chely Wrig...

July 27, 2019

There he was, Reverend Justin Hylton on my computer screen. His picture brought me to The Listening Room last night. In the picture I saw a story. In his songs I heard a journey…I was intrigued.

This man is a remarkable storyteller. He openly talks of struggles, hardshi...

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