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

Money Talks:  Boomer Era Acts Grossed Big Bucks in 2019

Money Talks: Boomer Era Acts Grossed Big Bucks in 2019

Boomer era pop-rock-stars showed their muscle in 2019:  North American rock concert tickets sales for the year were spectacular, a general reminder that Boomers are “still at the table,” and that there are a lot of us, and  that we a spend a lot of money.  Here are...

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Hip Hip Hooray for Coldplay

Hip Hip Hooray for Coldplay

I want to know when I can go Back and get drunk with my friends I want to know when I can go Back and be young again… ..those lines, from "Orphans," Coldplay’s newest single, are silky and smooth, and lead into a song with intelligent lyrics that weave unworldly,...

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“Adore You”—A Lovely Love Song

“Adore You”—A Lovely Love Song

Harry Styles has a hit single, "Adore You," from his "Fine Line" album, which is one of the year’s best selling and highest ranking. “Adore You” is a lovely love song, with lyrics like this: I'd walk through fire for you Just let me adore you and lines like this: Walk...

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FYI:  The Top 10 Most Popular Songs in 2019

FYI: The Top 10 Most Popular Songs in 2019

Dear readers, We wish you the best-est 2020 ever, and what better way to kick off the new than by recapping from whence we came:  Here are 2019’s 10 biggest hits. Old Town Road/Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider…)/Post Malone...

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The Agony & the Angst of Being 16

The Agony & the Angst of Being 16

Boomers, we're not in Kansas anymore, and here's 4+ minutes to prove it: "16," by a group called "Highly Suspect." It's dark and scary, leading to the unsettling and emotional moment when a man discovers that his girlfriend has been impregnated by someone else. It...

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Boomers:  Don’t be out of it.  Get to know Lizzo

Boomers: Don’t be out of it. Get to know Lizzo

Fellow Boomers, you'll want to know about Lizzo--she's sizzling hot on the music scene; at 31-years old, she's been around (Texas, Minneapolis)  and paid her dues. The result is a muti-talented, charming, smart rap/pop//R&B star with a large body and a larger than...

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Let’s Hear It For The Songwriters

Let’s Hear It For The Songwriters

While it’s not true that “anyone can sing a song” it is true that crafting words and a melody out of thin air is akin to magic. In June, 2020, three songwriters and three others from the performing songwriter ranks will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame,...

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