folk music

Nathan Leaman Song Tonight is All About the Story

The opening few bars of the Nathan Leaman song, Tonight, sounds like someone tuning their guitar. However, there is more to it than that. Tonight is about the story that Nathan is telling through the music. Entertainment value is excellent, and I am happy and privileged to be able to review it here on….

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Girl and Balloon by Bulat Okudzhava: Translated by Alex Genadinik

The meaning of Girl and Balloon is unclear. However, one thing we do know is that it is a very sad song. It is also definitely about lost love. Maybe the husband of the woman in the song went off to war and was killed. This seems to be roughly what it was about. It…

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Hannah’s Song by Alex Genadinik – A Song for Father’s Day

Hannah’s Song by Alex Genadinik was written for his daughter, Hannah. Writing songs about our children is something that most musical parents like to do. However, Alex has obviously put a lot of thought and effort into writing a good song for his daughter. First Impressions Count My first impression of Hannah’s Song was that…

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