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

A Lighthearted, Upbeat Song For Summer

A Lighthearted, Upbeat Song For Summer

Current hit:  “Like I Love Country Music" by Kane Brown Linked to:  “"Chattahoochee" by Alan Jackson / 1993 Because:  Both are upbeat with a summer-time vibe. Kane Brown's newest, an ode to the Country genre, fills a national need for a lighthearted break from real...

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New Documentary: Insight Into Brian Wilson’s Mind

New Documentary: Insight Into Brian Wilson’s Mind

In a 6+ months,  Brian Wilson will turn 80. His personal life and creative force is revealed  in the new documentary, "Long Promised Road."Former Rolling Stone magazine managing editor Jason Fine and Wilson cruise familiar Southern California streets while talking...

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Powerhouse Duo:  Post Malone and The Weeknd

Powerhouse Duo: Post Malone and The Weeknd

Current hit: "One Right Now" by Post Malone and The Weeknd Linked to:  "Return Of The Mack" by Mark Morrison/1996 Because:  Both songs float a mid-tempo club vibe. Pairing top pop acts has been trending for several years, but especially so in 2021, and, despite a...

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Beatles Docuseries “Get Back” is “Must See TV!”

Beatles Docuseries “Get Back” is “Must See TV!”

"Get Back,", the highly anticipated, almost 8-hour, 3-part Beatles documentary began airing yesterday on Disney+. Directed by "Lord of The Rings" Peter Jackson, "Get Back" takes viewers back to Jan., 1969, when the band had a tight time-line to write, rehearse, and...

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Be Yourself and You’ll Be Happy!

Be Yourself and You’ll Be Happy!

Current hit:  "Damn It Feels Good To Be Me" by Andy GrammerLinked to:  "Changes" by David Bowie / 1972 Because:  Both songs reflect on life's many twists and turns and the inevitable "re-evaluation."   Grammer's delivery is more uptempo, simplistic, and  enthusiastic,...

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“Be Here Now”…Country Style

“Be Here Now”…Country Style

Current hit:  "Slow Down Summer" by Thomas Rhett   Linked to:  "Time In A Bottle" by Jim Croce/1973   Because:  Both songs are ballads, and both are nostalgic reflections about time: how quickly it passes, a reminder to savor the moment,  longing for a less hectic...

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Dion, We Love You!

Dion, We Love You!

We LOVE Dion, and are thrilled that the talented, creative rock n' roller has a new album out, and that  "The Wanderer,"  a musical based on his life,  is set for a pre-Broadway, March, 2022 premiere. The new album, "Stomping Ground," is Dion dueting with an all-star...

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In the Mood for a Sweet and Sensual Slow Jam?

In the Mood for a Sweet and Sensual Slow Jam?

Current Hit:  "Smokin Out The Window" by  Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars and Anderson.Paak) Linked to:  "Betcha By Golly Wow" by The Stylistics /1972 Because:  Both are classic, old skool slow jams, groovy, smooth, silky and soulful. Slow jams are traditionally love...

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