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

Tower of Power. Need We Say More?

  Tower Of Power founder and sax player Emilio Castillo is a full-fledged Boomer (he’s 67), but in a recent interview, he said "I tell people it's like I'm an 18-year old in my brain. Music keeps you young heart, and it's been a great ride.” That ride continues--...

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Fun, Cute, Bouncy Feminism

In between writing term papers and taking exams, recent Harvard grad Brynn Elliott was also writing and singing songs, and now she has a hit that’s getting airplay on Adult Top 40 radio and is expanding into Top 40. “Might Not Like Me” is cute, bouncy, and fun with an...

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Long-Time Love Affair: Country Music & The Pick-Up Truck

Never knew my old man's truck could even run like that Should've known better than to take that curve so fast Daddy pulled up, I was down in a ditch He asked me why I did what I did I was out of my mind, she was out of this world There was this girl As almost 30-year...

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A Soul Tinged Funky Beat Hooking Listeners Around The World

20-some years ago, if you grooved to Jamiroquai’s "Virtual Insanity,” with its soul tinged sound and funky beat, then it’s likely Calvin Harris and Sam Smith’s “Promises’” will appeal to you. Within weeks of its release, "Promises" raced to #1 on the British pop chart...

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The American Music Awards

The American Music Awards  are like a college survey course:  there's enough of an overview that you get the big picture. After watching the show, which airs Tues. night at 8  on ABC, you'll be up to speed not only on today's music scene--the songs and the artists,...

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Midland’s “Burn Out” Is My New Favorite Country Song

  Had the world on a string And then I lost everything And that's how I wound up here Watchin' cigarettes burn out 'Til all the neon gets turned ou Midland is a Texas trio that plays traditional Country music, with attitude.  A great bar band. Almost two years ago,...

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