Why the community that sings together stays together

Singing is universal. It is found in all cultures and, despite protestations of tone deafness, the vast majority of people can sing.

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In Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), the movie about the British band Queen, the scene that sticks in my mind depicts the Live Aid concert in London in 1985.

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He had countless hit records. You never heard of him.

Many of the world's favorite records weren't really recorded by the artist on the label.

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  • Hal Blaine, the behind-the-scenes heartbeat of over 40 #1 hits, has died at 90.
  • Many records by 1960s and 1970s artists were secretly recorded by session musicians and singers.
  • These unheralded performers were some of the most talented artists ever.
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