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

Shock! A Pro-Sober Country Song!

I've been sober since you broke my heart in two 'Cause drunk me can't get over you "Drunk Me," by native Nashville songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny is an intense, emotive Country song that  touts sobriety, bucking the genre's long-standing tradition of endorsing drinking...

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Youth! Energy! Life Force!

One of the best parts of working in the music business is watching an act break out from the pack, bypassing hundreds, or even thousands, of wanna-bes--some just as talented, others not so much, and emerge as STARS! And likely as not, the target is the fickle “youth...

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Football + Rock n’ Roll = Testosterone Overdrive

The official kick off of the 2018 college football season is just two weeks away, an opportune time for both fans of football and rock n roll, because the anthem for ESPN's coverage of this years NCAA collegiate gridiron will be “Natural” by Imagine Dragons, the...

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ATT: Kinks Fans: The Band Is Back Together!

The Kinks formed their band 55 years ago, riding the wave of the "British Invasion" with giant hits including "You Really Got Me," "All Day And All Of The Night," "A Well Respected Man," and "Tired Of Waiting." The group went their separate ways for more than two...

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Tom Petty Four-CD Box Set Scheduled For Sept. Release

  On September 28th, "An American Treasure,” a four CD box set with 60 tracks by Tom Petty, will be released…almost exactly a year from his last performance--which was Sept. 25th 2017, at the Hollywood Bowl. The songs were selected by Petty’s wife Dana, daughter...

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Happy 60th Birthday to Billboard’s “Top 100”

  The first issue of Billboard magazine, oft described as "the bible" of the music business, was published in1894 and their famous "Top 100" debuted August 4th, 1958, with "Poor Little Fool" by 18-year old Ricky Nelson in the vaunted #1 slot, and sounding vastly...

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Charlie Puth: Seamlessly Smooth

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for a song that has a seamlessly smooth melody, with production to match, in which case you could listen to the King Of Pop Michael Jackson’s 1987 "The Way You Make Me Feel," because THAT is a song with a seamlessly smooth melody,...

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