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 Name’s the Same…

The Name’s the Same…

In 1986 “Your Love” by British quartet The Outfield went “Top Ten” on both Pop and Rock charts with their mass appeal hit "Your Love." As the lyrics make clear, this “love” is a crass love: I just want to use your love tonight And As you're leaving please would you...

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ATTN:  People Who Love Dance Music

ATTN: People Who Love Dance Music

Do you love dance music?  Were you into disco? In 1977 did you groove to "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood," Santa Esmeralda's cover of the mid-60s hit by the Animals, and which was all over Top 40 and Disco radio and in the clubs? If the above is you, you're in luck,...

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Bob Seger Just Turned 75-Years Old

Bob Seger Just Turned 75-Years Old

Last November, after 56 years of touring, Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet band put a wrap on it. Seger turned 75 y/o May 6th --we Boomers remember his hard driving, high testosterone heartland rock and roll, softened with a poet’s insight; his gentle, often tender...

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“In a World Full of Hate, Be a Light”

“In a World Full of Hate, Be a Light”

Glen Campbell said it 50 years ago, with "Try A Little Kindness," John Lennon said it, too, with “Imagine,” and now it’s Country star Thomas Rhett, reminding us to embrace our shared humanity, take the high road, do the right thing, be our best selves: 
 In a world...

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Today is Ricky Nelson’s 80th Birthday

Today is Ricky Nelson’s 80th Birthday

"Father Knows Best," "Leave It to Beaver," "My Three Sons" -- these TV shows were iconic but the show that holds the record (14 seasons) for the  longest running live sitcom of all time is "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" which was also the launching pad for...

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This “Fire” is on Fire!

This “Fire” is on Fire!

Austin based duo Black Pumas--guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada and singer Eric Burton-- have aptly named their newest song "Fire,” and it’s a killer:  cool, hip, and soulful. Only a confident band could or would title their song "Fire"--such a high-profile word...

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