Music Monday: It’s Way Too Easy…

This is a follow-up to a post I wrote back in December, 2019: Punk Rock with a Message I can’t say I know much about punk rock, but it is cool being friends with the lead singer and guitarist of a punk rock band. I’ve written about Bud Drago before; he is a fellow faculty member at … Continue reading Music Monday: It’s Way Too Easy…

Music Monday: And My Number One Christmas Song Is…

Let's just cut right to the chase. Anyone who knows even just a little about me can probably guess what my all-time favorite Christmas song is. As a hint, the song just happens to also be sung by my favorite musical artist. You guessed it - Santa Claus is Comin' to Town by Bruce Sprinsgteen … Continue reading Music Monday: And My Number One Christmas Song Is…

Music Monday: Some of My Favorite Christmas Songs (and THE Worst)

I was waiting for the Monday closest to Christmas to put this post together, which consists mostly of combining a couple of my previous posts about my favorite Christmas songs, with some updates. I also came across a short post about the worst Christmas song ever, and decided to include that here as well. So … Continue reading Music Monday: Some of My Favorite Christmas Songs (and THE Worst)

Music Monday: The Creative World of Music Parodies

Last week I featured the wonderful Canadian band, Walk Off the Earth, who gained fame with their amazing cover of Gotye's song, Somebody That I Used to Know: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=d9NF2edxy-M I also shared a parody of the song done by The Key of Awesome, which I found quite funny: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwPHy17Iu6E The Key of Awesome specializes in … Continue reading Music Monday: The Creative World of Music Parodies

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?