A weekly podcast of tunes for you to listen to.
Hi. Let’s listen to some jazz, shall we? I’ve put together a set of music released in 2020 and recorded for release in 2020 (no lost sessions or anything). There are great tunes from new jazz artists and the old-timers, who show us that they’ve still got the chops. Lined up for today are Nubya … Continue reading "Jazz 3"
Nothing but a number
How’s everyone feeling? I feel pretty good, considering. It’s been a long year for me. I’ve gotten a new knee (left), a torn meniscus (right knee), and some glaucoma-related eye problems, so I’m doing well. I guess that I’m starting to feel my age a little more. I’ll “celebrate” another one this week, but honestly, … Continue reading "Nothing but a number"
The 1960’s was a great era of protest music. People were trying to stop the Vietnam War, civil rights had taken center stage, and many other ills of society were highlighted in some of the great songs from the 1960’s. We haven’t seen protest music like that since the 1970’s. Until now. This year has … Continue reading "Anger"
Long weekend – last time to enjoy decent weather in the Northeast? Perhaps. Big birthday month – mine and many others (happy birthday to everyone with birthdays in the month – as you know, I’m generally bad at wishing people birthdays, so let this work as a general happy birthday). Celebrating birthdays mean music, so … Continue reading "Long weekend"
Hi, here’s the third of the 1970 podcasts I’ve done. This one focuses on radio hits from 1970 – back when radio still played all sorts of different music. I mean, really: “Lola was a hit on AM radio, and the Kinks got in trouble, not for the subject matter, but because they had to … Continue reading "Pop 1970"
Masks…just masks. And while masked up, listen to today’s podcast, featuring Beth Orton, Everything But the Girl, Human Sexual Response, Barrence Whitfield & Mambo Jambo, Screaming Blue Messiahs, Guadacanal Diary, Game Theory, Foxpalmer, Sam Phillips, Elvis Costello, John Hiatt, Del Shannon, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, and Elvis Presley. This podcast is, as always, available to … Continue reading "Masks"