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  New Article with Audio!
Posted by: Cindy M - 03-17-2019, 12:33 PM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - Replies (2)

This is a 1975 interview for Little Bit, a high-school magazine in Mpls-St.Paul. 

It includes the actual recorded interview between the authors and MJ! 

The article itself has his history, from childhood to living in Maine and being a waiter to studying guitar in Spain.

https://mjblue.com/blittlebit.html

The audio is a large file - might take a while to load or download. Let me know if you have problems - I could add it to YouTube if need be.

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  YouTube-Full concert video 1996
Posted by: Cindy M - 03-16-2019, 03:17 PM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - Replies (1)

Michael Johnson - In Concert 11/15/1996 Rockford IL 

https://youtu.be/r1ynrC8ShFQ

Songs: The Honey Wind Blows
Why It Kills Us to Compromise
It's My Job
The Line
Sweet Lorraine
Never Gonna Look Back
Company Man. Nothing Sweeter than Sin
Cain's Blood
Bristlecone Pine
The Number and the Name
Dirty Hands Dirty Faces
Sermonette
Ghost In This House
Roller Coaster Run
The Last One Singing the Blues
Miami Beach
Jacques Cousteau
A Friend of Mine is Going Blind
Ain't Dis Da Life
The Moon is Still Over Her Shoulder
Life's a Bitch
Some People's Lives
Give Me Wings
Photographs and Memories
Don't Look for Love

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  New Chords and Tablature
Posted by: Cindy M - 03-15-2019, 11:03 AM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - Replies (1)

Thanks to Dale for "Back in the Lone Ranger Days" and to Paul for "Muskrat Love", "The Honey Wind Blows" and "Blew By You".

You can find all these at https://mjblue.com/mjlyrics.html

Thanks, guys!

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  Feeling so thankful for Michael's music...
Posted by: retnavycpo - 03-10-2019, 10:43 PM - Forum: MJ Forum - No Replies

I wanted to post some thoughts I had this morning, about what Michael's music means to me.  Although I listen to many types of music, it is Michael Johnson's music that I feel a personal connection to.  His voice and style of singing is different; more relevant to me.  The lyrics of his songs seem to be about my life.  I've experienced the pain of several failed marriages and other relationships; including family problems.  Michael's music has helped me through all of that, and continue to.

When I met Michael at the Chattanooga River Fest in 1999, it was like meeting a old friend.  He made you feel at ease.  Completely sincere.  Michael was real.  

Not a week passes that I don't listen to his music, which call up memories (both good and bad).  

Thank you Cindy, for this forum.  It helps me put in words how much Michael's songs mean to me, and it is so nice to read that so many others feel the same.  Peter

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  Single covers images
Posted by: Cindy M - 03-05-2019, 02:25 AM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - No Replies

Redid the single covers on https://mjblue.com/mjsingles.html

They're bright and beautiful!

And as all the images on this website (with the exception of the ones I haven't gotten around to redoing), you can right click on an image, open it in a new window or tab and see a larger version.

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  Donations
Posted by: Cindy M - 03-04-2019, 10:31 PM - Forum: MJ Forum - No Replies

Hello all,

I received a few donations after the post on Facebook and the newsletter over the weekend and now I'm good. No more needed for a while. Thanks to everyone for your support, whether monetary or emails. All were so special to receive.

If anyone wants to receive a MJ postcard, just send me a private message through this message board or an email (mjsite1 @ mjblue.com) with your address. If you ever received a thank you card from me, it's the same card.

Many thanks to the webmaster of jonimitchell.com for the advice of converting this to a fan site. He's been nothing but inspirational for the last 1-1/2 years. I'm trying to do things right so no more demands are made concerning this site and so it'll stay up for a long time!

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  Yayyyy!
Posted by: Corliss Brecht - 03-03-2019, 08:19 PM - Forum: MJ Forum - No Replies

So happy to have Michael's web presence back. There is such a rich depth of material here for all of us who loved Michael. Thank you Cindy! Heart

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  New youtube full concert video
Posted by: Cindy M - 03-03-2019, 06:50 PM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - Replies (1)

Michael Johnson in Concert
Memorial Hall, Rockford, IL 3/21/1998
Songs:
San Diego Serenade (Tom Waits), It's My Job, Bristlecone Pine, Dirty Hands, Dirty Faces, Why It Kills Us to Compromise, Mona Ray, Nothing Sweeter than Sin, Roller Coaster Run, You'll Always be Heart and Soul to Me, Better Brother, Garbage Can, Empty Hearts, Miami Beach, Circle of Fifths, If I Fell From Grace With You, Company Man


https://youtu.be/98DZzhgvXYM

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  New Tablature and a Your MJ Story and available Out of Print CDs
Posted by: Cindy M - 02-23-2019, 01:16 PM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - Replies (1)

Hi,

We have new tablature from Dale: Dirty Hands, Dirty Faces. As always, you can find it on the Lyrics & Chords page.

I have put my collection of out of print CDs on the Online Store. Included is a signed Back to Back and a Keepers Live which contains Bristlecone Pine. Just in case you're missing anything from your MJ collection.

Lastly, an addition to Your MJ Stories from Peter Casella remembering his 1979 interview which reflects Michael's humble personality.

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  New YouTube audio: Motherlode
Posted by: Cindy M - 02-20-2019, 09:11 PM - Forum: mjblue.com & YouTube Updates - Replies (2)

https://youtu.be/EIaLvX8w-VA

Michael Johnson, Mark Henley & Mary MacGregor
Motherlode 1976
Written by Richard Pinney

A demo tape made by the them with one MJ solo.

From: https://www.mjblue.com/bletters.html
Sanskrit has bought the first album from Atco and will be re-releasing it March 1, and in the meantime Johnson is working on new material for a third album. During the breather before returning to the concert trail in March, he was working with entertainer Mark Henley, his next door neighbor, and singer Mary MacGregor, who also are charges of Projects IV, on a three-person act. They wanted to explore their group potential. But earlier this month after playing an opening date at Charlotte's Web in Rockford, Ill., they decided the trio wasn't clicking and will continue their individual careers.

The complete list is:  (4 more to put up on YouTube.)

Piney Wood Hill (Buffy Sainte-Marie) https://youtu.be/Pk62KqaD4uY
Everyone Tuesday (Mark Henley) https://youtu.be/-2xn7DYZlAg
Bad Roads in Spring (Richard Pinney) https://youtu.be/s5L41Rf9xMw
If I Could Only Win Your Love (Emmylou Harris)
Motherlode (Richard Pinney) https://youtu.be/EIaLvX8w-VA
The Time to Live (Buzzy Linhart)
Give Me Time (Ted Sherman)
Daddy Was A Mover (Mitchell F Jayne, Rodney Dillard) https://youtu.be/bOSgRfW0buY
He Gives Us All His Love (Randy Newman)
I Will (Lennon & McCartney) https://youtu.be/DM8jDB3Rw_Y

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