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

“Too Much Television”

“Too Much Television”

On the one hand, "too much television" inspired Bruce Springsteen's steamy, sultry, smokey, simmering "57 Channels (And Nothin' On)" and on the other hand, long time Texas based Country alt-rockers Old 97's solution to "too much TV" is  a rollicking, frolicking,...

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Pop Punk Star MGK Sings “Bloody Valentine”

Pop Punk Star MGK Sings “Bloody Valentine”

Machine Gun Kelly (born Colson Baker), multi-talented singer/songwriter, rapper and actor, was only 10 y/o in 2000, when Blink 182's  #1 hit,  "All The Small Things," helped define Pop Punk. Today, MGK, as he's sometimes known, is a star with his own brand of Pop...

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New Country Song Has Old-Time Country Feel

New Country Song Has Old-Time Country Feel

Music has its stereotypes:  high drama for opera, young love and lust  for rock n' roll, and  poor-but-happy for Country, a concept exemplified in the lovely-to-listen to "We Were Rich"-- a brand new up-tempo toe-tapper by female trio Runaway June, it has a...

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Benny Mardones:  Three-Hit Wonder

Benny Mardones:  Three-Hit Wonder

You probably won't recognize his name--Benny Mardones--however, you probably will recognize the best selling song he penned 40 years ago--"Into The Night"...it has  such a captivating melody that it charted on the "Billboard Hot 100"  three different times:  first in...

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“Ur So CoOl”

“Ur So CoOl”

Everybody's talkin' 'bout sex Everybody's talkin' 'bout ex Like no one really wants to find a genuine connect Before they even look at you, they move on to the next Last Nov., we raved about 19-year old Australian phenom Toni Watson, also known as Tones and I, who...

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