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Is Lanny Wolf a songwriter Legend? Yes Says Philip Mayabb and Explains Why.

Former British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once said "Change is inevitable. Change is constant," and truer words have seldom been spoken. No matter what subject you want to talk about, change is something that always come with the territory, and music is no exception. Musical tast  read more

The Roots of CCM Music and the 1st GMA Awards Show; by Philip Mayaab

One of the highest compliments I have ever been paid professionally was made by Michael Lederer, my boss at CCM Classic, a little less than a year and a half ago. I had traveled to Nashville to meet him in person for the very first time, and while I was there, I had the distinct privile  read more

Are You an Archers Fan? by Philip Mayaab

Before we begin this week, ask yourself a question...have you EVER known the Archers to produce a bad album, or even a mediocre one, for that matter? Shouldn't take long to answer...the Archers turned out some of CCM's finest recordings from 1972-1991, and even when they took long break  read more