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

These Musicians Are Old(er) BUT They’ve Still Got It!

These Musicians Are Old(er) BUT They’ve Still Got It!

Motown had its "Funk Brothers" and the West Coast its "Wrecking Crew"-- the session playing super-musicians who contributed and helped craft many of the major pop hits of the 60's and early 70's.   Now, it's time for another group of rock's premiere, all star-session...

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What the World Needs Now…Is a Feel-Good Song

What the World Needs Now…Is a Feel-Good Song

"Savage Love," an international hit by Jawsh 685, a17-year old New Zealand high school student/song producer, and American hit-maker Jason Derulo, has the pop-reggae flavor and feel good vibe that you hear in Jimmy Cliff's early 70's classic "You Can Get It If You...

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“What’s Love Got To Do With It” Update Sizzles!

“What’s Love Got To Do With It” Update Sizzles!

In 1984, when the oldest Boomer was 38 y/o, and the youngest 20, Tina Turner's "What's Love Got To Do With It" was a musical sensation and at the 1985's Grammy Awards she won "Record Of The Year," "Song Of The Year," and "Best  Female Pop Vocal Performance." Now,  35+...

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Be There or Be Square:  Sunday Night’s MTV Video Awards

Be There or Be Square: Sunday Night’s MTV Video Awards

Sunday night MTV airs their 37th annual Video Music Awards and one of the most awaited highlight is South Korean boy-band and K-pop phenom BTS, who'll showcase "Dynamite," their newest single. According to the Wall Street Journal, last week, when "Dynamite" was...

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We Are Charmed:  The Head and the Heart Sing “Honeybee”

We Are Charmed: The Head and the Heart Sing “Honeybee”

Note to readers:  All the  artists and acts that make it to our website are top tier-talent, or they wouldn't have made it far enough in the music business to get a shot at the chart and stardom, yet, to paraphrase George Orwell, all the artists who chart are...

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A Beach Boys Influenced Country Song

A Beach Boys Influenced Country Song

Almost a year ago, Boomer Music Update  posted about  "10,000 Hours"  by Country duo Dan & Shay,  featuring Justin Bieber-- it was big hit, and not only in Country but also on the  Adult Top 40 format, as were their their previous #1s,  "Tequila" and "Speechless."...

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Dave Mason & Fellow Rockers Update “Feeling Alright”

Dave Mason & Fellow Rockers Update “Feeling Alright”

"Feelin' Alright," Traffic's 1968 classic, has been covered at least half dozen times, and here's the song's writer, Dave Mason (a first wave Boomer, born 1946) with the latest reinvigorated version, updated for the pandemic. He's dubbed his crew of fellow veteran...

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The Ol’ Hometown–Love it or Leave it

The Ol’ Hometown–Love it or Leave it

It doesn't matter if you loved your home town and stayed put, or if you couldn't wait to leave it--hometowns house indelible memories of life-changing moments. Country singer/songwriter Morgan Wallen LOVES his hometown--the gas station where he gets his morning...

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A Love Song from Maroon 5 and Adam Levine

A Love Song from Maroon 5 and Adam Levine

Paul McCartneys' "My Love," his tribute to first wife, Linda, is an honest, sincere, well-crafted love song, as is Adam Levine and Maroon 5's "Nobody's Love," the band's follow-up to "Memories," which was one of last year’s biggest pop successes. You could make a...

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