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Music Monday: 10 Songs for Starting Over


I think it would be safe to say that music has been a part of my life since the day I was born. Before I’d even taken my first breath, my parents knew that my name would be Corey, which they had picked from a song called Corey’s Coming by ‘70’s singer-songwriter Harry Chapin.

But when I think of that song—the song that has played a part in who I am today—Harry Chapin’s voice isn’t what comes to mind. It is my father’s, softly singing the song as I lay curled up next to him, the vibration in his chest gently lulling me to sleep:

Corey’s coming, no more sad stories coming…

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It’s All Relative: 14 Bands Whose Members are Related


This Music Monday on The Nostalgia Diaries marks the start of Thanksgiving week. Nothing beats a few extra days off work, a tryptophan-laced dinner, and a time to gather family around the table to give thanks. And speaking of gathering family . . . invite these families into your home this Thanksgiving and take a nostalgic trip(tophan) back to the past. You’ll be glad you did.

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