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Baltimore in Song

Thanks to Chris Richardson and his fantastic blog zeroto180 (“Zero to 180 – Three Minute Magic: Discoveries of a Pop Music Archaeologist”) for his recent piece “90+ Years of Baltimore in Song” – a comprehensive listing of tunes that reference … Continue reading

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Tori Amos’ “Baltimore”

“Baltimore / Walking With You” single MEA Records, 1980 Watch Tori sing “Baltimore”: “It’s all kind of people/Familiar places smiling faces/I’m proud to say I’m a Baltimorean/But the ‘Birds are the best/The best of Baltimore.” Born Myra Ellen Amos in … Continue reading

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Baltimore: A Muse for Many

By Sam Sessa (Baltimore Sun, 3/4/2008) Baltimore has been many a musician’s muse over the years. Today, the indie rock group Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks release their latest album, Real Emotional Trash. Malkmus was the primary singer and songwriter … Continue reading

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My City, ‘Tis of Thee

SWEET TOWN OF MISERY, OF THEE I SING (originally posted in Accelerated Decrepitude, 10/5/2005) I’m trying to compile a list of how my hometown is representin’…in the world of music. Yes, yes, we all have heard Randy Newman’s uplifting portrait … Continue reading

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