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

Miranda Lambert, Saucy as Ever

Miranda Lambert, Saucy as Ever

Survival, overcoming obstacles, moving on ... those moments in life we'd like to forget... Miranda Lambert's first single since 2017's "Tin Man" is upbeat, and so Country.  The title says it all: "It All Comes Out in the Wash." You got frisky with your boss at the...

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Sam Smith Sings a Song of Heartache & Heartbreak

Sam Smith Sings a Song of Heartache & Heartbreak

There’s a long history of rock and Top 40 songs that express the pain and anguish of love gone wrong. It’s a tall task: enough sensitivity and honesty to get it across, but not so much that the listener sinks into a depression! Cat Stevens wrote "The First Cut Is the...

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Can’t Keep a Good Song Down.  “Higher Love” is Back.

Can’t Keep a Good Song Down. “Higher Love” is Back.

In 1986, then 38-year old Boomer Steve Winwood reached the top of Billboard's Hot 100 for the first time with his now classic "Higher Love." Four years later Whitney Houston recorded a version which ended up as a bonus track on the Japanese release of her "I'm Your...

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What’s a Guy to Do?  He “Loves Her So Much He Hates Her”

What’s a Guy to Do? He “Loves Her So Much He Hates Her”

“Easier,” currently the 12th most played song on Top 40 radio, is the latest hit by 5-Seconds of  Summer aka 5SOS, a hot, hip, happening A-list band from Australia. The story-line is a man debating a break-up with a woman; the sound and texture have a Trent Reznor and...

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Memories: From Elvis to Thomas Rhett

Memories: From Elvis to Thomas Rhett

This is Thomas Rhett's moment; he's hot-hot-hot, unstoppable, a massive success, with a string of hit Country songs in his wake, (several even crossed over into Pop.) His newest single: "Remember You Young" is engaging and touching, the vocals are heartfelt, and the...

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It’s A Big Week For Music Nostalgia:   ‘Elvis Week” in Memphis, and the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock.

Paul McCartney Spreads His Wings…so to speak

A musical adaptation of the Christmas movie classic "It's a Wonderful Life" is brewing and famed English West End show producer Bill Kenwright and scriptwriter Lee Hall (“Billy Elliot,” “Rocketman”) are over the moon that Paul McCartney agreed to write the music,...

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