Tag Archives: music

Elvis Presley Quote on Values

Earlier today I was taking an online course titled, “Decision Making and Problem Solving” that is offered by my employer. It has the usual points this type of course would contain, but also includes points that we, as emergency managers … Continue reading

Posted in General, Music | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Elvis Presley Quote on Values

Songs of Summer

Today is June 21, 2018; the official first day of Summer 2018 (even though we hit 100 summer-like degrees already here in Austin, Texas back on June 2nd). And Summer, aside from beaches, road trips, and summer-themed drinks, is made … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Music of My Life – China Grove

On the same Saturday a couple of weeks ago that I visited The Alamo and the River Walk in San Antonio, I also took the opportunity to visit a place that has been on my “bucket list” since 1973 when … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Music of My Life, Travel | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Music of My Life – China Grove

Music CDs No More?

Best Buy announced recently that they would stop selling music CDs in all of its stores by July of this year, while Target is considering moving to a consignment only deal for any music CDs it sells. The news has … Continue reading

Posted in Music, Technology | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

“Rowdy” Roddy Piper “Hold On Tight” Music Video

On last Monday night’s WWE RAW show and Thursday night’s WWE Smackdown show, they played this song with a video montage tribute of clips from the career of the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. It fit perfectly with his pro wrestling … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on “Rowdy” Roddy Piper “Hold On Tight” Music Video

Welcome Summer Solstice – In The Summertime

Happy Summer Solstice. Here’s Mungo Jerry and their only hit song in the U.S. from 1970, In The Summertime.

Posted in Music, Weather Events | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Welcome Summer Solstice – In The Summertime

“Easy Lover”

It’s difficult to believe it has been 30 years since “Easy Lover” was released. That’s half my lifetime ago! But it’s still one of the songs on my “Favorites” playlist to this day. Back when it was first released I … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Cold, Celtic Thunder, Fantastic Four & Jogging

I’m finally beginning to feel human again, after a week of whatever this cold/flu illness was that I had. I’ve still got a bit of cough and congestion and I’m still feeling very tired, but at least I don’t have … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Health, Movies, Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cold, Celtic Thunder, Fantastic Four & Jogging

Did You Know…

…RCA introduced the 45-rpm record on this date in 1949? It wasn’t the first flat record – that honor belonged to the old 78-rpm, which had been around since the late 1880s. But the 78 was big – about 10 … Continue reading

Posted in Did You Know...? | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Happy Birthday, Elvis Presley

Today would have been the 80th birthday of Elvis Aaron Presley, had he not passed away on August 16, 1977 at the age of 42. My mother was a huge fan of everything Elvis, so from an early age I … Continue reading

Posted in Music | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday, Elvis Presley