Kenyan Traditional African Dances

Music is an international language and with it comes a dance. Dancing is not uncommon in the Africa culture as it has over the years been used to mark the different special occasions and celebrations. There a...

It’s Cheaper to Keep Her

I heard the expression, "it's cheaper to keep her" many years ago from my good friend Ken. Ken was the most eligible bachelor in town and many single women were attracted to him. He was very successful in h...

Schumann’s "Davidsbund"

Having founded the "Neue Zeitschrift für Musik" (new magazine for music) in 1834, and set to work, with a pen as sharp as poetic, to criticise and show up the great deficiencies, abuses, and want of tale...

How to Plan a Barn Dance

Barn dances have become very popular for all kinds of events from wedding receptions through to corporate events, birthday parties and village fetes - even prom nights!. I believe their popularity is due to t...

The Truth About Marriage and Relationships

Our Cultural (American) Myths of Romantic Love One thing of which I've been particularly sensitive lately is the utter poverty of our American (Western?) myths and ideals on love relationships. As Americans, ...

The Three Badfinger Songs With A Beatles Connection

Badfinger were one of the first groups signed to the Beatles' new record label Apple in the late 1960s. In a previous incarnation, they were known as The Iveys and had enjoyed a moderate hit in Europe with th...