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

“I’ll be dead at twenty-seven/Only nine more years to go”

“I’ll be dead at twenty-seven/Only nine more years to go”

Nessa Barrrett is an 18 y/o social media star and here’s a line from her hit song: "la di die” feat.  jxdn: I’ll be dead at twenty-seven/Only nine more years to go Singer/songwriter Barrett has posted on social media that the song "touches on how fame is dramatised...

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Coldplay’s Latest Single is “Space-y”

Coldplay’s Latest Single is “Space-y”

Coldplay fans have been waiting since 2019 for a new album, and it's possible one may arrive later this year, and while there's no definite date, there's a rumored title --"Music Of The Spheres." Last month the group released a single,"Higher Power," and the first...

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  Happy 75th Birthday Cher!  We Love You!

  Happy 75th Birthday Cher!  We Love You!

One of our favorite Boomers, Cher, turned 75 y/o yesterday, and, fittingly, People magazine feted her with a special edition:  "Her Music, Her Movies, Her Incredible Life: From "I Got You Babe" To "Moonstruck." A star since her teens, People could have easily made...

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“Music is the Universal Language of Mankind”*

“Music is the Universal Language of Mankind”*

Boomers who grew up listening to Top 40 radio regularly heard songs that were not in English: Remember "Sukiyaki" and ""Al Di La?"  “Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu?” In addition to “La Bamba,” Latin inspired songs were, and still are, especially popular:  In 1974, Spanish...

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Country Trio Rascal Flatts is Calling it Quits

Country Trio Rascal Flatts is Calling it Quits

After 20 years together, dozens of hits and numerous awards, Country trio Rascal Flatts is calling it quits. The band had planned a 2020 farewell tour but the Covid pandemic put the kibosh on that; instead, they released "How They Remember You," which has been on the...

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Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl=ROCK!

Mick Jagger and Dave Grohl=ROCK!

Mick Jagger, long time member the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Dave Grohl, frontman for the Foo Fighters, brand new inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,  flat out rock on "Eazy Sleazy"-- they wrote it and perform it:  Jagger on guitar and vocals , Grohl...

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Ha-Ha-Ha!  This Song is Loopy & Fun! 

Ha-Ha-Ha! This Song is Loopy & Fun! 

The band Peach Tree Rascals is three singer/rappers, a producer/mixer and a creative director. Two years ago, Tik Tok exposure put their song "Mariposa" on the map, and now, all those new found fans have helped “Change My Mind” the band’s latest release, edge into the...

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It’s Not “Wicked Game,” But It’s Pretty Good, Anyway…

It’s Not “Wicked Game,” But It’s Pretty Good, Anyway…

Few songs are as haunting and mesmerizing as Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game," but Dutch singer/songwriter Duncan Laurence's "Arcade (Loving You Is A Losing Game)" gives it a go. To date, it's the most streamed Eurovision song on Spotify, it has  topped the charts in the...

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Van Morrison Releases His 42nd Album Today:  28 New Songs. 

Van Morrison Releases His 42nd Album Today:  28 New Songs. 

Van Morrison’s 42nd album, "Latest Record Project: Volume 1" is in release today, a 28 song, three-disc set of all new material:  "I'm getting away from the perceived same songs, same albums all the time. This guy's done 500 songs, maybe more, so hello? Why do you...

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