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Coronavirus Songs vs. Disaster Songs

Monday, May 18th, 2020

I am excited to be participating in a virtual meeting with scholars around the world working on questions related to music during a time of Covid-19. I am grateful to┬áNiels…

Nova Scotia Shooting 2020

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

A situation is in unfolding in Nova Scotia, where I live and as I write: the heartbreaking mass murder that started in the rural mainland community of Portapique. 22 victims…

High Price of Oil for Keith

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

All Roads Lead to the Sea

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

On Eagle’s Wings

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Flight 491 – Foley

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

The Humboldt Broncos Tragedy

Sunday, March 29th, 2020

On April 6, 2018, 16 people were killed and 13 were injured when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos, a junior ice hockey team, slammed into a semi-trailer truck that…

Songs about the Australian Wildfires

Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

The news about the Australian wildfires is absolutely devastating. As I write, they continue to wreak devastation. They began in July 2019 but made international news headlines in late 2019…

One Eleven Heavy

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Swiss Air 111 – Cultureclasm

Thursday, September 19th, 2019