Riffing off that Andy Rooney post, it's always a good time to salute my parents for introducing me to a solid half of my musical catalogue—The Drifters, The Platters, Jerry Butler, Marvin Gaye, lotta good stuff. But, as I've said before, out of all them Joan Armatrading waves the scepter. I just wonder how else I would have come into this sort of thing. No one I knew at Howard was really rocking "Is It Tomorrow Yet" or "Rosie."
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