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

Is Lizzo the “Female Bruno Mars?”

Fueled by a retro funk rhythm, rapper/hip-hop/pop star Lizzo's "Juice" is making its way on both Top 40 and Adult Top 40 music charts. It's a hot track, the vocals are high velocity and the lyrics are all over the place from poetic to silly: It ain't my fault that I'm...

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The Trailer to “Rocketman,” the Elton John Bio-Pic

Fellow Boomers, are we in for a rock star "bio-pic" every year until we all die off, sometime around 2050 or so? Last year's paean to rock n' roll, "Bohemian Rhapsody," had it all:  an Oscar winning song, box office boffo, great performances by the stars. Maybe...

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17-Year Old Billie Eilish is Gen Z’s “IT” Girl

17-year old singer/songwriter Billie Eilish, who flaunts convention and takes pride is going left when everyone else heads right, is Gen Z's "It Girl" of the moment, capturing the hearts and minds of both her peers and those of  Millennials as well. Proof:  Seven gold...

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Doris Day Had All The Goods

Doris Day was  always "there" in Boomerville, USA. Not disrupting the status quo, like an Elvis Presley or a Marilyn Monroe..but a decades long, constant presence, just the same. Top 40 radio played her hits alongside those of Ricky Nelson, Fats Domino, Gene Vincent....

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