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

A Beautiful Song With A Beautiful Message

A Beautiful Song With A Beautiful Message

In the late 50s, songwriters Malvina Reynolds, Alan Greene and Harry Belafonte composed the touching, heartwarming, gentle  "Turn Around ;  in 1963 the duo Dick and Dee Dee turned it into a Top 30 Billboard hit. Listeners might hear overtones of "Turn Around" in the...

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OMG, It’s “Good Ol’ Boy” Country…on a Boat!

OMG, It’s “Good Ol’ Boy” Country…on a Boat!

Upscaling the location from pick-up trucks, "the lake," and barrooms to travel-poster locales of yachts sailing on azure oceans--- mostly 20 and 30-somethings, partying, hooking up, drinking and being drunk, is apparently, an antidote to heartbreak, when your partner...

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“You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby.”

“You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby.”

Nashville newcomer Lainey Wilson's delivery is sweet and ladylike, which belies the strong and straightforward message in her current Country hit, "Things A Man Oughta Know."  If I can't have it, I can do without I can hang a picture same as I can take it down And how...

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BTS:  On the Cover of the “Rolling Stone”

BTS: On the Cover of the “Rolling Stone”

South Korean 7-member boy band BTS is on the cover of the current Rolling Stone magazine’s “Future of Music" issue, timed perfectly for the release of their newest sensation, pop hit "Butter," which got 11 million Spotify streams in a single day (a new high) and...

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The Summer of Pink

The Summer of Pink

Pink has released a new, live album, a new single, plus a documentary about her is streaming on Amazon Prime. The single, "All I Know So Far," is "a love letter to her daughter."  It's soulful with revealing, introspective, and insightful lyrics especially meaningful...

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“Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

“Where Have All the Flowers Gone”

Today is Memorial Day, when the United States formally honors and remembers soldiers who died while at war. Originally known as “Decoration Day,” the holiday included only those who died while fighting in the Civil War, but the name has evolved to include American...

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