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Pre-Order Popdose’s Benefit Album, ‘You Can’t Live on Love Alone: Songs for the Fight Against Multiple Myeloma’

Sometimes it helps to ask if there’s anything you can do. A little over a year ago, Pigeon O’Brien, a longtime friend to many of us at Popdose, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of cancer that attacks plasma cells. It’s incurable, but treatable. Coincidentally, multiple myeloma has been in the news recently as a result of Tom Brokaw’s newly published memoir detailing his own battle with it. Shortly thereafter, Leslie Liberatore sent an e-mail to our founder, Jeff Giles, and me to express her sadness and to marvel at how Pigeon was dealing with this life-threatening news – at least on Facebook – with her wonderful sense of humor. Knowing that her medical bills would pile up, that question – “Is there anything we can do?” – came up. So often that’s an empty gesture. We’ve all heard it; we’ve all said it at various times. But Jeff immediately came upon the idea of a benefit CD. He had a handful of live performances from the Matt N’ Jeff Radio Hour and …