We Need to Talk
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We Need to Talk

Linking and un-linking songs from memories

When a song you love becomes a song you hate (and vice versa)

Alicia Keys at the Walmart Shareholders Meeting 2011 (Photo credit: Walmart/Wikimedia Commons)

When I’m in an argumentative mood, I point out a very unpopular opinion: I like Alicia Keys’ version of “How Come You Don’t Call” way more than the original Prince version, and I’ve never been a Prince fan. I get attacked in droves, but I meant what I said. However, there’s another reason…

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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Shamontiel L. Vaughn

Check out her 3 Medium pubs: I Do See Color, Tickled and We Need to Talk. (Doggone World and Homegrown are now on Substack.) Visit Shamontiel.com

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