Category Archives: music

Wok this way

American music has been influenced by many cultures. Like America itself, it is a melting pot of sorts. There’s the British Invasion, lots of lyrics from the land down under, and the rock of Gibraltar. But one culture which has … Continue reading

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Do something nice for yourself today

Mondays can be tough. They often mean a long wait until the next weekend, hard work, less time with those you love,  and a bunch of other challenges. Bob Geldof and the Boomtown Rats immortalized an infamous Bloody Monday back … Continue reading

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Marcomé will take you on a musical ride out of this world

Check Out Marcome’s Blog Treat yourself: Audio/Video See Reviews Seven Seas: Listen/purchase River of Soul: Listen/purchase A hauntingly beautiful voice is what I discovered the other day in Canadian singer songwriter Marcomé (pronounced Mar-ko-may) . Life’s hectic pace has met its … Continue reading

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Billy Joel and Elton John: Face to Face

Note:  My son made this video, and we edited it together. The first few frames are a bit shaky, but it settles quickly. I think you’ll enjoy it. The years have been good to the piano men. Sir Elton Hercules John  (born Reginald … Continue reading

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Read my guest post at What Does This Song Mean To Me and You.

   Read my guest post at What Doest This Song Mean To Me and You. JUST CLICK ON PIC TO GO THERE.

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Remembering Bloody Sunday

Moving forward requires learning from the mistakes of the past.  Or as poet and philosopher George Santayana stated, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” March 7, 1965 was bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. On February 18, 1965, … Continue reading

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This is how I kick start my Christmas spirit.

T minus 35 days and counting . . . Call me sentimental, but I love holiday traditions. And seeing TSO each year has become a holiday tradition for my boys and me.  Tonight we watched Trans Siberian Orchestra videos on YouTube for … Continue reading

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Boston still Rocks!

Boston Rocked the Bilo Center in Greenville, SC last night. Tommy Decarlo was magnificient. Listen for yourself HERE. There was no denying his vocal prowess. Decarlo fit right in as he belted out Boston classics in true Delp-like fashion. Accompanied on vocals by … Continue reading

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Mr. Jaws brings back memories

Mr. Jaws by Dickie Goodman was a novelty track made up of a sampling of popular tunes back in 1975. Goodman used snipets of popular songs to accomplish a muscial interview with a shark. The song brings back memories for me … Continue reading

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Boston: It's been such a long time

We we’re just another band out of The legendary rock band BOSTON is on tour RIGHT NOW playing venues all across the northern hemisphere. For more than three decades, this rock band has been a perennial fan and rock radio favorite. Tunes like More … Continue reading

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Boston: It’s been such a long time

We we’re just another band out of The legendary rock band BOSTON is on tour RIGHT NOW playing venues all across the northern hemisphere. For more than three decades, this rock band has been a perennial fan and rock radio favorite. Tunes like More … Continue reading

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1973 was the year for strange music

1973 was the year for strange music Kiss gets their start performing their first concert at the Coventary Club in Queens, and David Bowie says good bye to ‘Ziggy Stardust’ in front of a stunned crowd at the Hammersmith Odeon. In music theatre, The Rocky … Continue reading

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Word in music

Some don’t say a word;  some don’t believe a word.   Some spread the word; some must have the last word.   Some learn by word of God; some learn by word of mouth.   Some live for more than words; some live for dying words.   Some say … Continue reading

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