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

Country Star Hits #1 On The Dance Chart!

  Country music star Maren Morris teamed up with three of the world’s top electronic writers, producers and creators and voila! They’ve hit #1 on Billboard’s Hot Electronic/Dance Chart! Morris’ debut song, “My Church,” was a smash two years ago...

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Powerhouse Women Beget More Powerhouse Women

  There might not be an Adele if there hadn’t been a Stevie Nicks 30-years prior and there might not be an Alice Merton if there hadn’t been an Adele. Music, like all art forms, draws from the past, mixes it with the now, and voila! Something new. Stevie Nicks’...

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Let’s Hear It For The Temptations!

In 1998, NBC aired a two part mini-series on The Temptations, one of Motown’s all time greatest groups, which had, by then, made the leap from songs like "My Girl," "Get Ready," and "The Way You Do The  Things You Do" to "Cloud Nine” and "Psychedelic Shack." Even...

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“Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”

What could be mellower than a Country song about the calm and comfort of home? Elton John’s singing and Berne Taupin’s lyrics made it work in 1970 with "Country Comfort" and now Kenny Chesney, and his buddy, A-level Nashville writer and Baby Boomer (59-y/o) David Lee...

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Rock + Pop + Soul = A Special Sound

  Back in the summer of 1984, if you liked music and listened to the radio, than you probably heard Dan Hartman’s "I Can Dream About You”--its irresistible mix of pop, rock and soul coalesced into a song with enough mass appeal that it became a smash hit. Just...

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Love Traditional Country? You’ll Love This.

  Life is good these days for Country traditionalist Chris Stapleton—he’s earned a rare “Album Trifecta” meaning he’s got the #1, #2, and #3 slots on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart, the first time that’s happened since Garth Brooks in 1992, and prior to...

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If It’s Meant To Be…

The Beatles summed it up in 1970:  “Let it Be”—and ever since that’s been a recurring sentiment in pop music-- –the acceptance that everyone who plays the games of life and love must come to terms with-- the latest being “Meant To Be” by New York singer/songwriter and...

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“Born To Run” or “Run For Cover?”

Rock n’ roll, thy name is INTENSITY: primal, but cleaned up enough to take out in public: The Stones, early Elvis, Bruce Springsteen—if “Born to Run” energizes you than check out “Run for Cover” by the Killers; both songs embrace big, bold, thunderous notes-- the kind...

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Justin Timberlake Returns To Super Bowl Half-Time Show

Sunday is former bad-boy but now settled-down Justin Timberlake’s first appearance on the Super Bowl half-time stage since the infamous 2004 nipple- gate/Janet Jackson incident, and it’s timed with today’s release of his new album, "Man Of The Woods."  Produced by...

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