Mary Ann Rossoni

Mary Ann Rossoni is a performing Songwriter, owner of Second Story Graphics and host of The Songmill, a monthly series presented at the Rossoni Gallery in Pawtucket, RI

The Music Never Stops: The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs is Deadhead essential reading

“What was I thinking?” The first words out of my mouth after offering to review this hot-off-the-press book –The Grateful Dead’s 100 Essential Songs: The Music Never Stops. With limited knowledge and listening experience of the band to ride on (there are only two Dead songs I know – “Truckin” and “Friend of the Devil”), […]

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Mark Erelli’s Milltowns: A Tribute to Bill Morrissey at Stone Soup Coffeehouse

Years ago, I narrowly met Mark Erelli. We were two of three finalists in a songwriting competition. I say narrowly as we were both backstage, pre-performance, practicing – no time to talk. I do not remember the winner’s name, but I do remember Mark Erelli. I remember Mark Erelli because Mark Erelli works very, very hard […]

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