Song of the Day: “Hymn to the Fallen”

A very happy Memorial Day to all of you. Today’s Song of the Day, to commemorate this day, is… “Hymn to the Fallen,” performed here by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This song, beautifully performed by the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, was composed by John Williams for the 1998 film “Saving Private Ryan.”…

Play List: 4 Great EPs From 2014 (and Best Album Honorable Mentions)

On Twitter yesterday, I excitedly noted that my best albums of 2014 project was finally complete. Well, it is. But I wanted to get out a few more odds/ends/recommendations/whatever you’ll call them. The last time I did a “best of” list in 2011, I included a few honorable mentions that I wasn’t able to include…

Cover Stories: Christmas Edition!

Remember when I said I was going to go all out for the Christmas season this year on Harmony Avenue? In fairness, I’ve done much more than I did last year. Still, it hasn’t been quite all I’ve hoped…but that’ s OK. Since it’s only two days before the big day (and I still haven’t…

Sketches: My Favorite Christmas Albums

Remember last week when I said I’d get this post out “today or tomorrow”? Or earlier this month when I planned a grand round of Christmas-themed festivities (aside from the Holiday Songs of the Day that I’ve thankfully already posted, for your reading & listening pleasure)? Ha. Like I can be expected to hold to…

Song Shuffle Game: Christmas/Holiday Edition!

Better late than never, eh? I’m cutting it a bit fine posting a Christmas-themed Song Shuffle Game on…Christmas Eve, of all times, but I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, so I might as well do it now. 🙂 This time I’m coming up with the questions before I choose my songs, so…