The idea for this post came from an exchange I had with Clive who has the wonderful blog, Take It Easy. Clive mentioned he had never seen Rod Stewart perform live, and I mentioned that I was surprised at that revelation. He noted that Rod was just one of many he had never seen perform … Continue reading Music Monday: What Band Do You Regret Never Seeing Perform Live?
Music Monday: It’s No Longer Hypothetical, I Am 64. Will You Still Read Me?
Today is my 64th birthday and the first song that came to mind was the Beatles "When I'm 64". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCTunqv1Xt4 When I'm Sixty-Four is a song by the English rock band The Beatles, written by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney) and released on their 1967 album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. It was one of the first songs written by McCartney, who … Continue reading Music Monday: It’s No Longer Hypothetical, I Am 64. Will You Still Read Me?
Music Monday: Early Hints of Stardom?
I'm not really sure what led me to the following video, but it shows the band Brand New in its early days, playing at a rec center that holds up to 150 people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj7qzmtrgRM The video was filmed in 2001, one year after Brand New had formed. The lead singer is about 23 years old. … Continue reading Music Monday: Early Hints of Stardom?
Music Monday: Remember When the Beatles Got Back Together? Or So Some People Thought?
I admit it; I fell for the hype. It was back in college, 1977, the Spring of my sophomore year. An album titled 3:47 had been released a few months earlier by a band named Klaatu, and as people got their hands on it, they were left scratching their heads. There were no pictures of the … Continue reading Music Monday: Remember When the Beatles Got Back Together? Or So Some People Thought?