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

The Black Keys Sing The Blues

The Black Keys Sing The Blues

On May 15th, The Black Keys release “Delta Kreme," their 10th album, a collection of blues covers named for an ice cream stand in Tunica, Mississippi that closed 10-years ago. The band's singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney were inspired by early...

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Happy 88th Birthday Willie Nelson 

Happy 88th Birthday Willie Nelson 

While it would be real scream if Willie Nelson's birthday was April 20th (4/20--marijuana glorification day), in fact, his birthday was yesterday, and he turned 88. In 2018, Nelson won a Grammy for "Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album" for "My Way," his Frank Sinatra...

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These Ladies Don’t Take Prisoners…

These Ladies Don’t Take Prisoners…

Joan Jett's rowdy “I Love Rock N' Roll” set a high bar for female rockers, and "Drunk (and I Don't Wanna Go Home)" has that same level of hell bent for leather intensity and attitude. Country superstar Miranda Lambert and singer/songwriter/actress Elle King stomp,...

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Iceland’s Kaleo:  A late 60s to Early 70s Blues-Rock Vibe

Iceland’s Kaleo: A late 60s to Early 70s Blues-Rock Vibe

Four years ago, Kaleo, a 5-member roots-y blues-y band from Iceland that now resides in Austin, Texas, scored a double platinum single with "Way Down We Go." Their newest release, "Break My Baby," is a throwback to the late 60s-early 70s blues- rock wave that swept...

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The Academy of Country Music Awards Are On Sunday Night on CBS

The Academy of Country Music Awards Are On Sunday Night on CBS

For the past 55 Aprils, the Academy of Country Music has handed out awards, except for April, 2020, when, due to Covid restrictions, the event was moved, but now it's back on, for this April, hosted by Keith Urban and Mickey Guyton, who was asked to co-host by Urban,...

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