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

Pop Star Justin Bieber & Country Duo Dan + Shay Have a Hit.

Pop Star Justin Bieber & Country Duo Dan + Shay Have a Hit.

Music genres sometimes blur, and here’s a doozy:  Justin Bieber, one of the world’s top Pop stars, and Country duo Dan & Shay, have a hit:  "10,000 Hours” is romantic, so-sweet, upbeat, charming, clever and just a little bit Country, with a cutesy-catchy hook. I'd...

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You Can’t Keep a Good Song Down

You Can’t Keep a Good Song Down

It's back. Again. Lesley Gore's monster 1963 hit  "You Don't Own Me." Three+ years ago Grace and  rapper G-Eazy released a mix version, and now it's Kristin Chenoweth and Ariana Grande  belting their hearts out on this classic, emotionally wrenching and early feminist...

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This Song is So Hip and So Rock n’ Roll

This Song is So Hip and So Rock n’ Roll

There’s a statistic out,  that millennials have less sex than we Boomers had, when we were their age, however, 23-year old Brit Sam Fender has a "Top 20" Adult Alt hit song about one night stands, without any strings attached, meaning there’s no deep insight into the...

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A Little Gem with a Wise Message

A Little Gem with a Wise Message

  "More Hearts Than Mine" by Ingrid Andress is currently one of the most played songs on Country radio, charting top #25 and climbing. It's a lyrical gem, achingly tender and sweet, sung with sensitivity and emotion, with a plaintive story-line that's a far cry...

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It’s Practically Un-American to Not Like Dolly Parton…

It’s Practically Un-American to Not Like Dolly Parton…

It’s “Dolly Week” In Nashville, and tomorrow night the cream of Nashville’s Country music community will enjoy two sold out shows: “Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry,” with guest stars galore:  Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Emmylou Harris, Toby Keith,...

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“You Might be Right/”You May Be Right”

“You Might be Right/”You May Be Right”

White Reaper, a five member “alternative” band from Louisville, Kentucky that’s generating enough buzz to spark a record label bidding war, has a Top 20 Alt single with "Might Be Right," which is also generating exposure on the Adult Alt front. The title, “Might be...

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