I love listening to different versions of the same song, especially when both are terrific. A couple of my favorites are “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” which was recorded by both Gladys Night & the Pips and Marvin Gaye (of course, a lot of other bands have covered it, too). Interesting that both artistsContinue reading “4/1/2016: No April Fool’s joke, just a regular old article about music.”
Category Archives: 70’s Music
January 11, 2016: David Bowie
David Bowie died on Sunday at the age of 69. In an age of macho bullshit rock & roll, he moved fluidly between styles of music, fashion, and taste, while writing great songs and lyrics. If you haven’t listened to much of Bowie’s music, 1969 – 1983 is recognized as being his “peak” period, but heContinue reading “January 11, 2016: David Bowie”
January 7, 2016
My wallen was stolen yesterday, right out of my purse. I guess you’d call it pickpocketing, except this wasn’t my pocket. Maybe “pickpocketbooking?” Anyway, it sucks. I’m fine, and very grateful for that, but I now face a grand adventure in replacing all those little plastic rectangles that make life worthwhile. My bank has givenContinue reading “January 7, 2016”
January 4, 2016 – Monday Funday Dance Party!
Wishing you a 2016 filled with love and glamour! There are 2 Brians in this band – Bryan Ferry and Brian Eno. Very different, but both great. Personally, I’m more of a Brian Eno fan – he left the band after a couple of albums, and went on to a massive career as a solo artistContinue reading “January 4, 2016 – Monday Funday Dance Party!”