The Riff
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The Riff

My First Songs Still Inspire Me

I didn’t have a first album, but rather a handful of songs.

My love for music began at an Elton John concert. And I wasn’t even born yet.

My parents saw him live in Springfield, Illinois just a few months before I was due. Obviously, I don’t remember the show, but I know I was rocking out. Somehow and someway, the music bug entered my ear and…



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Noah Nelson

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Alum | Author of “Life: A Collection of Short Stories” and “Dana and Me” | Featured Writer on ILLUMINATION (23x).