There is a radio show on CBC here in Canada that occasionally does a feature called SYNTH: Songs You Need To Hear.
Now, I can’t say to someone, “You’ll like this song” (or book for that matter) because I can’t presume that others will share my taste in music (or books), so it is safer to say, “You might like this” and if they don’t like it, so be it.
Maybe you will find a new favorite.
Piano in Rock and Roll. Maybe you think of Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Elton John, or Billy Joel.
Keyboards are used more often than pianos these days, but over that last few decades (or maybe a few more), there have been some groups and musicians who created a memorable song just by sitting at the piano. Here are four of my picks.
(I won’t put you through Axl Rose playing November Rain, or Home Sweet Home by Motley Crue.)
What song would you have included?
Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella trilogy, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.
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