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 Hypnotic Stew

The unique style and sound of St. Vincent (born Anne Clark) blends numerous music genres, and on her latest hit they all come together in a hypnotic stew. “Los Ageless”—Los Angeles—is St. Vincent’s love-letter to L.A. that’s gone awry.  She covers the usual tropes:...

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No, Not THAT Sophie Tucker!

The name is Sofi Tukker and THEY are youthful and spirited, slim and agile, not at all like THAT Sophie Tucker, the “red hot mama” that early Boomers may recall. (She’s been deceased for over 50 years.) No, THIS Sofi Tukker, a New York City two-some, Sophie...

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All Hail the Grammys: 60-years Old on Sunday.

  In the Spring of ’59, when first wave Boomers were in junior high, the music industry gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the first Grammy awards, honoring the songs and artists of 1958. “Record” And “Song Of The Year” went to  "Nel Blue Del Pinto Del...

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Bob Seger Pays Tribute To Glenn Frey

More than 50-years ago, Bob Seger met, bonded and began a lifelong personal friendship and professional collaboration* with fellow Detroiter and Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey, who died two years ago yesterday. Seger’s 18th album, “I Knew You When” (released in...

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The Beach Boys’ “Wendy” Spawns “Sober Up”….

New York Indy-Pop band AJR (brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan) is crossing over into the Alternative world (top 5 on this week’s chart) with “Sober Up,” their newest.  It’s Very High Energy, and the lyrics are fresh: Won't you help me sober up? Growing up, it made me numb...

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A “Must Listen To.” And Not Just For The Music.

Fellow Boomers, if staying connected to the zeitgeist is important to you, than I can’t stress enough how important it is that you connect with with Bruno Mars –that way you’ll be in tune (so to speak) with most everybody else in popular culture, who listens to music...

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A Medley of Hits by Artists Who Died in 2017

Nashville was freezing on New Years Eve, but that’d didn’t prevent Keith Urban from entertaining 100,000 party revelers for"Music City Midnight." One highlight was this 9+ minute medley of hits from music icons who died in 2017—all formats were honored, beginning with...

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Believing in Mankind’s Good. Country Style.

The songs in today’s post carry a message that’s right for our time-- a much needed positive worldview. Luke Bryan’s “Most People Are Good” is officially launched, and within a few weeks it'll be airing on Country stations nationwide. The words are—terrific—poetic and...

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