Have you ever wondered what the saddest song might be? Many people might assume it's a country song, since many of those seem to specialize in tales of woe. However, according to a recent survey of 2,000 adults, REM’s 1992 track “Everybody Hurts” holds the top spot. Rounding out the top five are the following: … Continue reading Music Monday: Saddest Song of All Time
One of the favorite bands I discovered as part of my Music Monday series is Canadian band Walk Off The Earth, often just referred to as WOTE. I first wrote about them back in September of last year: Music Monday – The Quirky, Creative, and Wonderful Music of Walk Off The Earth, and since I liked … Continue reading Music Monday: Revisiting WOTE (Walk Off The Earth)
I've been writing my Music Monday column for about a year and a half, and it's been a chance for me to share the music of both my favorite artists as well of artists that are new to me. Since my family reads my blog posts (well at least they tell me they do), I … Continue reading Music Monday: Do You Know Your Parents’ Favorite Music?
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
I'll get right to the video, and add my thoughts below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UNuqYFP-pM Besides all these great songs, the thing that impressed me the most was this guy's ability to play all these songs off the top off his head. I don't know much about playing the guitar (I tried to teach myself a few years … Continue reading Music Monday: The Top 20 Acoustic Guitar Intros of All Time