Tom’s Record Of The Day / Erma Franklin “Piece Of My Heart” (1967)

Did you know Aretha Franklin had a sister who was also a recording artist? Did you know that Janis Joplin’s iconic recording of ‘Piece Of My Heart’ was not the original version? If you’re like me, the answer to both questions would be ‘no.’ But Tom Clifford knows. … More Tom’s Record Of The Day / Erma Franklin “Piece Of My Heart” (1967)

Bruce Springsteen “Countin’ On A Miracle” (2002)

“Hope is not a strategy” is a well accepted maxim in the world of business, and surely for life in general as well. Plenty has been written, deservedly, about the power of positive thinking, and yet it must also be remembered that irrational optimism is not always benign. Personally, I can be accused … More Bruce Springsteen “Countin’ On A Miracle” (2002)