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

It’s the 50th Anniversary of “Abbey Road”

It’s the 50th Anniversary of “Abbey Road”

It's been a big year for  50th anniversaries, and today, yet another, as the Beatles issue various deluxe editions of "Abbey Road," the band's 11th album, released September 26th 1969, in the U.K. and October 1st in the U.S. The "Super Deluxe" collection includes 3...

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A Fun, Out-of-the-Box Song

A Fun, Out-of-the-Box Song

Listening to the cleverly written current Adult Alternative hit "Peach Fuzz" by CAAMP, a Columbus, Ohio 20-something trio, we flashed on elements of the unique melody from the 1997 one hit wonder "How Bizarre" by New Zealands' OMC ("The Otara Millionaires Club)....

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On Monday, Bruuuuce Turns 70-Years Old

On Monday, Bruuuuce Turns 70-Years Old

Bruce Springsteen was 7-years old when he watched Elvis Presley make rock n' roll history on  the Ed Sullivan show, a memorable  Sunday night that many baby-boomers  remember and which impacted Springsteen so strongly that he included the experience in his hit show...

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“Can’t Help Me Now:” Rob Thomas’ Cri De Coeur

“Can’t Help Me Now:” Rob Thomas’ Cri De Coeur

The Beatles had "Help," Little River Band did "Help Is On The Way," Joni Mitchell' sang "Help Me" and now, Matchbox 20 lead singer Rob Thomas'  Cri De Coeur, an emotional, jagged, intense and soulful “Can't Help Me Now," about his  struggle to keep a...

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Be there or Be Square:  Dominic Fike

Be there or Be Square: Dominic Fike

23-y/o singer/songwriter/rapper Dominic Fike went from jail to a purported $4 million recording contract in a few short years, and he delivers the goods with his hit  "3 Nights," a reference to the three sleepless nights he spent in a motel... Under streetlights In...

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Country Music is Having a Moment

Country Music is Having a Moment

  "Country Music: A  Ken Burns Film," an 8-part/16-hour series, debuts Sunday night on PBS. That said... Songs about  family are fodder for all music formats, from Paul Peterson's "My Dad" to Luther Vandross' "Dance With My Father"  to The Judds' "Grandpa Tell Me...

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