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

Ed Sheeran’s Next #1!

Ed Sheeran’s Next #1!

Current Hit:  "Shivers" by Ed Sheeran Linked to:  “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"  by Wham/1984 Because:  Both songs have a strong dance beat and catchy pop hooks. "Shivers," which has a "chill worthy" opening, is the second single from Sheeran's soon to be released new...

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The Return of ABBA!

The Return of ABBA!

Yes, fellow fans, it's been 45 years since ABBA's "Dancing Queen" topped the music charts and it's been 40 years since their last album, but, now, they've reunited, and on Nov. 5th will release "Voyage," a collection of new songs, with a virtual concert planned for...

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New “Corny” Country Song Rings True

New “Corny” Country Song Rings True

Current Hit:  "Buy Dirt" by Jordan Davis, featuring Luke BryanLinked to:  "I'm In A Hurry (And Don't Know Why)" by Alabama /1992 Because:  Both songs bemoan modern life's frantic pace and remind listeners to s-l-o-w down and appreciate traditional values i.e. raising...

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9/11.  Pause. Remember.  Reflect.

9/11. Pause. Remember. Reflect.

Images of 9/11 are  seared in the collective world-wide memory, not just Americans, but  millions around the globe;  there are movies, TV shows, poems, articles and and songs about the event and how it effected us, some political, some personal. Country star Alan...

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Let’s Dance!  And Then Let’s Dance Some More!

Let’s Dance! And Then Let’s Dance Some More!

Current Hit:  “Cold Heart” by Elton John and Dua Lipa Linked to:    Elton John's "Rocket Man" (1972) and "Sacrifice" (1989) Because:    Uptempo, disco-flavored "Cold Heart," a mashup of melodies from John's "Rocket Man" and "Sacrifice," is the creative vision of...

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 Remembering Three Remarkable Talents

 Remembering Three Remarkable Talents

We don't know if there's any truth to the old saying that  people die in threes--but--we do know that three giants in the music business recently passed away... Two weeks ago, "the storyteller," Country music Hall of Famer Tom T. Hall died-- he's probably most...

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