Yesterday’s rather boring Macworld Expo did have one good glimmer of freedom: iTunes will no longer protect its music with the awful DRM that I hate. Digital Rights Management was a golden goose egg that arrived too late and under-cooked. I was pleased with the announcement that iTunes music would finally belong to those that bought it because that’s the way it was always supposed to be: Only the container changed. When I jumped into the iTunes store to upgrade my 4,000 song strong iTunes-purchased library, I was met with this offer to upgrade: $270.84USD for 1,304 total songs. I clicked that “BUY” button and the download parade began. Almost.
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Here are the Top 10 Holiday Songs of All Time as performed with the most justice to the original melody:
Here are the Top 10 Christmas Songs of All Time as performed with the most dedication to the melody:
Here are the Top 10 Songs of All Time. Preference is given to lyric depth, memorable melody, re-recording by other singers and sustained length of cultural significance in order to become a classic in the American mainstream mind.
by Mark A. Johnson
Human songs about human problems.
Human awareness: an itch, a pinch, a kick.
The restless people, sounds and pitch to communicate.
Clothes with sin.
Clothes are sin.
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