Youth! Energy! Life Force!

One of the best parts of working in the music business is watching an act break out from the pack, bypassing hundreds, or even thousands, of wanna-bes--some just as talented, others not so much, and emerge as STARS! And likely as not, the target is the fickle “youth...

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Football + Rock n’ Roll = Testosterone Overdrive

The official kick off of the 2018 college football season is just two weeks away, an opportune time for both fans of football and rock n roll, because the anthem for ESPN's coverage of this years NCAA collegiate gridiron will be “Natural” by Imagine Dragons, the...

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Charlie Puth: Seamlessly Smooth

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for a song that has a seamlessly smooth melody, with production to match, in which case you could listen to the King Of Pop Michael Jackson’s 1987 "The Way You Make Me Feel," because THAT is a song with a seamlessly smooth melody,...

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We Love Leon Bridges, And We Want You To Love Him, Too.

BoomerMusicUpdate has raved about Leon Bridges for years: we love his music, and want you to love it, too. “Beyond,” his newest release is a good example of why you, as a with-it, connected, and hip Boomer, will want to at least be aware of it. Bridges just turned...

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Toto’s “Africa” Is Revived, Proving Anything Can Happen

  In 1982 Toto released the now classic “Africa,” one of their biggest hits. In 1992, a decade after Africa was #1 on Billboard's Hot 100, Rivers Cuomo and his band Weezer began their long and successful run as a mainstay on Alternative radio. And in Dec. 2017, for...

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Selena Gomez Is Really Cute, Even While Her Heart Is Breaking

  25-year old Selena Gomez currently holds the record as the artist with the most consecutive Top 40 hits, helped, in part, by her latest success "Back To You"*-- it’s already a global hit, charting in dozens of countries--it’s near top ten on the American Top 40...

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Young? Younger? Really Young!

As Boomers, we’ve been around the block a few times. When we think of our “youth” we might think back to when we were in our 20s or early 30s--back when we were, you know, young. However, there’s a hit arising on Adult Top 40 radio:  “Younger“ by A Great Big World,...

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