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 Leon Bridges, And We Want You To Love Him, Too.

BoomerMusicUpdate has raved about Leon Bridges for years: we love his music, and want you to love it, too. “Beyond,” his newest release is a good example of why you, as a with-it, connected, and hip Boomer, will want to at least be aware of it. Bridges just turned...

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Toto’s “Africa” Is Revived, Proving Anything Can Happen

  In 1982 Toto released the now classic “Africa,” one of their biggest hits. In 1992, a decade after Africa was #1 on Billboard's Hot 100, Rivers Cuomo and his band Weezer began their long and successful run as a mainstay on Alternative radio. And in Dec. 2017, for...

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Happy Birthday, America.

  Three weeks ago, Neil Diamond was awarded the Songwriters Hall Of Fame top distinction, the Johnny Mercer Award, its Lifetime Achievement honor. Diamond wrote the inspiring and uplifting “Coming to America” almost 40 years ago, for the movie "The Jazz Singer,” and...

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Selena Gomez Is Really Cute, Even While Her Heart Is Breaking

  25-year old Selena Gomez currently holds the record as the artist with the most consecutive Top 40 hits, helped, in part, by her latest success "Back To You"*-- it’s already a global hit, charting in dozens of countries--it’s near top ten on the American Top 40...

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Musical Fireworks Just In Time For July 4th

In one week Americans will celebrate their 242nd "Independence Day" and just 10 days later, July 14, France celebrates ”Bastille Day,” their version of our July 4th, the day that ushered in the 1799 French Revolution. Inspired by that same French holiday, although...

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