Music Monday: A Little Bit of Harmonica

The harmonica offers a unique sound, and its playing is often one of the more memorable parts of a song. The one song that always comes to mind when I think of the harmonica is Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen. It's one of the best openings I know. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5kXnq5IjdU   The following background information comes … Continue reading Music Monday: A Little Bit of Harmonica

Music Monday: How Did Steven and Billy Have Such Insight into Life at Such a Young Age?

Billy Joel wrote "Piano Man" when he was 24. I'm sure there are many other examples of young people writing best selling songs, but these two songs have always stood out in my mind because the lyrics seem to show wisdom beyond their ages. Here are the words to "Dream On": Every time when I … Continue reading Music Monday: How Did Steven and Billy Have Such Insight into Life at Such a Young Age?