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Baby You Can Drive My Car

Friday , 18, April 2014 Comments Off on Baby You Can Drive My Car

My granddaughter Abby has been walking around singing the song from “Frozen”, a couple of songs by Katy Perry and other “latest hits” so I decided it was time to get her acquainted with some of the classics, and what better band than the greatest of all time, The Beatles? A couple of nights we […]

When Will Winter End?

Wednesday , 9, April 2014 Comments Off on When Will Winter End?

For my friends to the North who may identify with this video and enjoy the lyrics and music adapted from Simon & Garfunkel’s “Sounds of Silence” hit.    

My Top 10 Things That Turn 50 In 2014

Wednesday , 12, March 2014 Comments Off on My Top 10 Things That Turn 50 In 2014

Over at Mental Floss, they have a post up about “50 Things That Turn 50 in 2014” and there are some really cool things listed that are turning 50 this year. I turned 9 years old in 1964, so I remember most of these (obviously NOT things like who was born that year) and thought […]

Happiness Is The Truth

Saturday , 1, March 2014 Comments Off on Happiness Is The Truth

I didn’t go see the Despicable Me 2 movie (nor have I seen the first Despicable Me film) but while watching ABC World News with David Muir tonight, he played a clip and mentioned that this video by Pharrell Williams from the Despicable Me 2 movie soundtrack has been nominated for best original song at […]

The Beatles On The Ed Sullivan Show February 9, 1964

Sunday , 9, February 2014 Comments Off on The Beatles On The Ed Sullivan Show February 9, 1964

It was 50 years ago tonight. I was 8 ½ years old and my mom, dad and I gathered in the living room (my little brother was asleep in his room, as most 2 year olds should have been at that hour) to sit in front of our black and white TV to watch the […]

I’ve always liked Jazz, from the moment I first heard it. In fact, probably before I even knew I had heard it because if I remember correctly my first exposure to it was in the theme music of some late-50’s to mid-60’s TV shows. It wasn’t until years later than I realized so many of […]

A Santa Serenade

Sunday , 22, December 2013 Comments Off on A Santa Serenade

Santa and his reindeer sing “White Christmas” with style.

Imagine

Sunday , 8, December 2013 Comments Off on Imagine

It was 33 years ago tonight around 10:50 pm that John Lennon was gunned down in front of his apartment in New York City across from Central Park, shot 4 times in the back by Mark David Chapman. Rushed to the ER of Roosevelt Hospital he was declared dead 17 minutes later at 11:07pm. Earlier […]

Anyone remember this music video from 1988 by “Was (Not Was)”?

The Making of The Monster Mash

Thursday , 31, October 2013 Comments Off on The Making of The Monster Mash

One thing I love about Halloween (apart from the candy) is getting to hear “The Monster Mash” played so often. It’s one of my favorite holiday songs. Below, thanks to Mental Floss, is the story of how the song came to be and some of the results of its popularity. Robert George Pickett, the lead […]

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