Keeping Boomers In Touch With Today's Music

We connect a song from back-in-the-day to a current hit that has a similar sound/content/style.  You’ll be up to speed in 90-seconds.

Curated by Dave Sholin    |    Written by Lee Wade

From Gloria Gaynor to Selena Gomez:  The Break-up Song

From Gloria Gaynor to Selena Gomez: The Break-up Song

Some 3-minutes are longer than other 3-minutes, for example, listening to Selena Gomez sing about her break up with Justin Bieber reminds us Boomers that we’ve been around this block before. Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” comes to mind. A feminist “in your face”...

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Ringo Starr:  Working , Contributing, Creating  

Ringo Starr:  Working , Contributing, Creating  

"What's My Name," the new single from  Ringo Starr's newest album, his 20th, also named "What's My Name," sounds like a Beatles song from back in the day.  Rock n' roll.  Joyous and fun to listen to.  It's smart but not too complicated-- a  masterful mix of the best...

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Paying Your Dues in Nashville Can Be a Very Rough Gig

Paying Your Dues in Nashville Can Be a Very Rough Gig

What's it like paying dues to make it in the highly competitive Nashville music scene? Ask newcomer Caylee Hammack. She's 25-years old, and has been singing and writing songs since she was 13.  At 19, she moved to Nashville, kicked around, lived a few weeks out of her...

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Tones And  I:  A Name You’ll Want to Know…

Tones And I: A Name You’ll Want to Know…

Tones and I is the stage name for 19-y/o Australian singer/songwriter Toni Watson whose “Dance Monkey” is an international hit, topping the charts in over 20 countries and now catching fire Stateside, gathering airplay on three formats:  Alternative ( #20), Top 40...

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Cool Is As Cool Does

Cool Is As Cool Does

26-year old Niall Horan has the kind of relatable, appealing cool that a Boomer can appreciate. For example, he credits the influence of classic rockers Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles on his  2017 debut solo album. Horan has one of those "right time/right place"...

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It’s a Big Day For Miranda Lambert

It’s a Big Day For Miranda Lambert

Even though she's won more CMA Female Vocalist Of The Year awards than anyone else, it's been two years since Miranda Lambert's last album--and today's the day she releases "Wildcard," a 14-song collection that's her long awaited 7th studio album. Lambert is on a...

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“Running Up That Hill” Redux

“Running Up That Hill” Redux

In 1984, when Kate Bush’s "Running Up That Hill" was a massively successful international hit, British singer/songwriter/musician Meg Myers was just one-year old, but no matter, she’s just released a cover that puts her own spin on the tune; prior to discovering...

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