Tag Archives: re:tuned

What all musicians need from us

Guest post by Doug Ranck of Free Methodist Church in Santa Barbara, CA If I were to ask you to describe your musical “diet” in the Christian versus secular debate, how would you respond? Some people would say they listen … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Woody Guthrie

I’ve heard and read several things this week celebrating the centennial of Woody Guthrie’s birth on July 14. I have to admit, other than learning “This Land Is Your Land” and putting him on a list of famous Oklahomans in … Continue reading

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Maroon 5 re:tuned

Maroon 5 has a pretty high profile these days, with lead singer Adam Levine serving as one of the vocal coaches on the current season of The Voice. “Moves Like Jagger” was the first single for their latest album, and … Continue reading

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The Black Keys “Lonely Boy”

The new YLO87 includes a re:tuned discussion starter for the song “Lonely Boy” from The Black Keys. The song is a great way to start a discussion about how Jesus is waiting for us. re:tuned writer Benjamin Squires asks this … Continue reading

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Lil Wayne’s “How To Love”

It’s not hard for me to start a check list of the things I don’t like about Lil Wayne — his bad boy image seems to be well earned, and his lyrics are usually so vulgar I wouldn’t feel comfortable … Continue reading

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Coldplay’s “Paradise” re:tuned

Editor’s note: The re:tuned section in every Music Resource Book features  discussion points for some of today’s most popular mainstream songs. These brief studies are designed to give you a starting point for a “What do you think this song … Continue reading

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Sorry I’m late to the party …

Just after Christmas we loaded up the car to make the 11 hour drive west on I-40 to visit my family. Our 3-year-old (and 7 of her closest stuffed friends) was peacefully watching a movie in the backseat, and my … Continue reading

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