Tag Archives: Music

God’s Music (Part 2)

A while ago I posted about my favorite music ever written in praise of (mostly the) Christian god. Consider this part two. Blind Willie Johnson (1897 – 1945), an almost preacher who picked up a cigar box guitar as a … Continue reading

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Blueswoman Liz Mandeville song: Love is bigger than god

While whizzing around the megalopolis in which I live, I usually keep my radio tuned to a local non-profit station that plays everything from 20s swing to contemporary rhythm and blues. Three to seven PM is my favorite show of … Continue reading

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10 best songs ever written by god (in my opinion)

Jumping off my last post,¬†as well as one I wrote earlier this year, I’m a giant music fan. Eclectic tastes doesn’t do it justice; I listen to everything from calypso to country, from Motown to metal, from rock to rap, … Continue reading

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A Christian blues lover: Satan is the author of the blues

I’m a huge fan of the blues. I play drums and sing in a blues band. And when I’m not onstage, one can often find me attending all-Saturday night juke joint-esque live blues clubs. These events are like no other … Continue reading

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An atheist in Beirut: The beauty of Islamic music

I’ve mentioned before that I used to live in Beirut. I lived in Hamra, in an awful apartment called Residence Haddad, off of Makdessi Street. My room was on the second floor, and I learned to drown out the roar … Continue reading

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