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

“Music For Grown-ups:” Steve Perry 

Steve Perry is back, reminding us how much we missed him. Even though he just turned 70, he's still got it; his voice and energy level are less intense than "back in the day,"  but he makes up for it with earned wisdom, and a matured point of view. He was inspired to...

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Hittsville USA:  A TV Tribute To Berry Gordy

Sunday night at 8 PM,  ET/PT, CBS will air a tribute to soon-to-be 90-years old Berry Gordy. The show was taped at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles earlier this year. Co-hosted by Smokey Robinson, the show features performances by Motown legends Stevie Wonder,...

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Let’s Get Mesmerized

      I've been havin' dreams Jumpin' on a trampoline Flippin' in the air I never land, just float there As I'm looking up Suddenly the sky erupts Flames alight the trees Spread to fallin' leaves Now they're right upon me That would be Chelsea Lee, of...

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RIP Dick Dale, Plus Tomorrow is “Record Store Day”

  Fingers flying in scorching style as he played his left handed Fender guitar, musical trail blazer, the "King of the Surf Guitar," Dick Dale, passed away last month (3/16) at age 81. Dale practically invented surf music, paving the way for the early 60's "Surf...

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The Black Keys: So Cool They Sizzle

Some hits are more equal than other hits, for example, Norman Greenbaum's (1970) "Spirit in the Sky"--it only reached #3 on the Billboard chart, but it's a bona fide classic, named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the "Top 500 Greatest Songs of All Time." Those who...

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