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Along with Emily Shackleton, they wrote the heartbreak ballad “Every Little Thing.”
COUNTRY STAR CARLY PEARCE RELEASED A POWERFUL REVENGE ALBUM — AND IT’S NOT WHAT YOU WOULD EXPECTEMILY YAHRAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
R&B newcomer Joël caught my attention with his soul-stirring single “Clean Up,” a powerful ballad that examines both police brutality and the industrial-prison complex.
SOULECTION’S JOE KAY PRESENTS ‘A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO FUTURE SOUNDS’BRANDE VICTORIANFEBRUARY 5, 2021ESSENCE.COM
Then she started driving for the pleasure of it, humming along to power ballads on Christian radio and chatting on the phone with friends.
“WE DON’T EVEN KNOW WHO IS DEAD OR ALIVE”: TRAPPED INSIDE AN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY DURING THE PANDEMICBY AVA KOFMANNOVEMBER 30, 2020PROPUBLICA
Gender roles here are not exactly as porous as they are in the original ballad.
THE HISTORY OF MULAN, FROM A 6TH-CENTURY BALLAD TO THE LIVE-ACTION DISNEY MOVIECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Because the ballad is so simple and elegant, we can see exactly what elements are important to the story at this early stage.
THE HISTORY OF MULAN, FROM A 6TH-CENTURY BALLAD TO THE LIVE-ACTION DISNEY MOVIECONSTANCE GRADYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
I asked him to tell me how he produced a certain effect he makes in his arrangement of the ballad in Wagner's Flying Dutchman.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
One day her mother heard her singing a popular nautical ballad, on the devotion of a sailor's bride to her betrothed.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Mirèio contains one ballad and two lyrics in a measure differing from that of the rest of the poem.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The Scotch ballad is the spontaneous production of the touching and simple genius of the nation.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
The same Ballad contains other imitations of Chaucer's language.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
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WORDS RELATED TO BALLAD

  • ballads
  • beats
  • blank verses
  • compositions
  • creations
  • epics
  • free verses
  • haiku
  • limericks
  • lines
  • lyrics
  • odes
  • poesies
  • poetry
  • quatrains
  • rhymes
  • rimes
  • runes
  • sestinas
  • songs
  • sonnets
  • verses
  • villanelles
  • words
  • writing
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