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

The Academy of Country Music Awards Are On Sunday Night on CBS

The Academy of Country Music Awards Are On Sunday Night on CBS

For the past 55 Aprils, the Academy of Country Music has handed out awards, except for April, 2020, when, due to Covid restrictions, the event was moved, but now it's back on, for this April, hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, who was asked to co-host by Urban,...

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Boomers (Still) Boppin’ to the Beat!  

Boomers (Still) Boppin’ to the Beat!  

Four years ago, Boomer Music Update swooned over Lord Huron’s “When the Night is Over” and its early-rock vibe, and, here we are, swooning again, this time over the 4-man, Los Angeles based indie rock band’s newest single “Not Dead Yet,” with its 50's and early-to-mid...

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Tom Petty: Rock n’ Roller Par Excellence

Tom Petty: Rock n’ Roller Par Excellence

If you love Tom Petty, or the artists who influenced Tom Petty, or the artists that he influenced, then you're in luck, because next Friday "Finding Wildflowers (Alternate Versions)"  is scheduled for release and among the 16 alternate takes is one for “You Saw Me...

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It’s the End of a Love Affair, Not the End of the World!

It’s the End of a Love Affair, Not the End of the World!

  "This song, while sounding like the most romantic song I’ve ever written, is about acceptance as well. The lyrics, 'I’m gonna love you knowing we don’t have forever' is about how it’s more important to have had the chance to love than to stay in love." That's a...

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Girls Just Want to  Have Fun

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

  If Dolly Parton’s “9-5” (1984) had a baby with Shaina Twain’s “Man!  I Feel like a Woman, " (1997) it might be “Like a Lady,” the newest release from Lady A. Co- written and sung by the group’s Hillary Scott, it’s got the charm and sass of both those songs,...

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Post Malone Covers Hootie & The Blowfish

Post Malone Covers Hootie & The Blowfish

July 1995: Hootie & The Blowfish released their soon to be #1 Top 40 hit “Only Wanna Be with You," Pokeman debuted, and Post Malone was born. Fast forward twenty-five years: Pokeman is the biggest media franchise in the world, and Post Malone is a hip-hop, pop and...

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“I know I’ll always be my greatest enemy…”

“I know I’ll always be my greatest enemy…”

The Covid 19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on more than just business, government and cites, it's taken a toll on our collective and personal mental health, a chaotic intro to the 21st century. The weirdness of the past year effects each of us differently--millions of...

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