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

We Love Benny Blanco and Hope You Will, Too

We can do anything if we put our minds to it Take your whole life then you put a line through it My love is yours if you’re willing to take it Give me your heart ‘cause I ain’t gonna break it If those lyrics excite you, just wait till you hear the whole song:...

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Elvis At His Best, Sunday Night, 9 PM / NBC

It's not the actual '68 "Comeback Special" but  this  2-hour "Elvis All-Star Tribute" promises to have the look and feel of that legendary show. Sunday night at 9P ET/PT NBC. Blake Shelton hosts, with appearances and comments from both Priscilla Presley and...

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Songs From Movies: “The Greatest Showman” Reimagined

Last year’s "This Is Me," from "The Greatest Showman," was nominated for an Academy Award for "Song Of The Year" and was the year’s  #1 selling album (2 million or so), and the creative team that wrote those songs has just released an album of the same songs, but with...

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Dolly Parton: “We Will Always Love You”

Tonight, Country star, pop culture legend and early Boomer Dolly Parton (she just turned 73) will be named  "Person of the Year" at the 29th Annual MusiCares event in Los Anggles, which raises money to fund those in need in the music community.  Pink, Norah Jones,...

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Funk is Alive & Well

If "get down” and “funky” appeal to you, than this is your song:  “Soul Train” by singer/songwriter Just Loud has the kind of funkadelic vibe that was perfected by Prince, an obvious and major influence on this 29-year old new star. Tightly produced, high energy and...

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How to Say “I Love You” in Today’s Vernacular

That lovers want to be together, often to the exclusion of others, is a timeless sentiment, so there will always be songs about it.  What changes, though, is the way pop singers sing about it. In 1978, Roberta Flack teamed up with the late Donny Hathaway for the suave...

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