’Tis the season for more Christmas songs and album releases than any of us can handle. Yep, it seems everyone has something festive to sing about. Most of the times, it’s as empty as the calories one consumes during the season. Enter John Ondrasik aka Five For Fighting and Jim Brickman, who have joined forces […]

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It’s been several months since A-Sides ran its signature series (not necessarily signature by the way) with John Ondrasik AKA Five for Fighting. Between the daily grind of everyday life and the holidays, we sort of lost touch with the one-man army of hits and poignant songs.Thankfully, the singer/songwriter has no hard feelings, and we’re […]

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For SJS I’m not ashamed to say it – I was a “Debhead.” Back in the 1980s as my sister was hanging up “pin-ups” of Rob Lowe and Ralph Macchio, I was hanging up my Debbie Gibson Tiger Beat tearsheets on my wall. Gibson made for an eclectic wall mix that also included “The Bash […]

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No matter the decade, every girl or boy who had a respective Bat or Bar Mitzvah knows every single line of Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration” verbatim. OK, let’s face it everyone does and they have ever since that song came out. Singer/songwriter/producer J-Idris probably knows it most of anyone on the planet. He’s the […]

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