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Beachwood's own singer-songwriter Marc Cohn collaborates with his old high school friend and bandmate
A poetic email inspired a song

Vivian Goodman
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn owes a big debt to his old Beachwood High School friend, Michael Silverstone. He's paying it off on his first new CD in nine years, "Join the Parade"
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Michael Silverstone begins every school day with music in his second-grade classroom  in Amherst, Massachusetts.  To receive royalties from the song he co-wrote with Marc Cohn,  Silverstone had to set up his own publishing company. He says he named it "Mr. Silverstone" to inspire his pupils.

<br><br><i>Reprinted with permission of the </i>Daily Hampshire Gazette<i>. All rights reserved</i>.

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