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

Sam Hunt: Country Star With Pop Appeal

  Although he’s only been big on the music scene since 2014, young, virile, handsome Country star Sam Hunt has already racked up four #1 hits and has millions of fans, and not just Country fans, as he also appeals to Pop audiences. “Body Like a Back Road” belongs...

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Badass Rock n’ Roll: From Bo Diddley to the Record Company

  Some people say that the lyrics in "Baby, I'm Broken" are too repetitious and simple, as if a hard-core rock n’ roll song even needs words—hello Duane Eddy and “Rebel Rouser.” Rock n’ Roll is about the gestalt: the walk AND the talk, plus attitude and charisma....

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“Believer” by Imagine Dragons Is A “Must Listen To”

  This group, this song, and even the video are good, accessible examples of great new music that Boomers can relate to. “Believer,” currently #19 on the Adult Top 40 chart, and one of the year’s biggest Alternative Rock hits, is “deep” and powerful, intelligent...

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Tomorrow Is The 10th Anniversary of “Record Store Day”

Tomorrow Is  the 10th Anniversary of “Record Store Day” and who better to share the record store experience than our Curator, Dave Sholin, who fondly recalls:     “The thrill of walking into a record store, picking out an album or single and waiting to enter a...

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Misery At Its Best: A Country Diva’s Broken Heart

  A top-of-the-line Country music tear-jerker is as good as misery can get, and “Tin Man” is the latest in the long standing tradition of stories that tell of a woman’s broken heart. Nothing tops honest emotion, and honest emotion is what you get in Miranda...

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Be There Or Be Square: Coachella Music Fest Starts Today

  The Coachella Music And Arts Festival starts's one of the music events of the year.  100,000 music fans. Two week-ends,  dozens of artists--many of them featured in Boomer Music Update over the past year:  Head And The Heart, Future, Bishop, Briggs...

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The First “Feel Good” Song of the Season

  Add some zippy, finger snappin’ music to these opening lines, and you’ll have the feel good song of the season: Happy people don’t cheat Happy people don’t lie They don’t judge or hold a grudge They don’t criticize Happy people don’t hate Happy people don’t...

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