Songs of Summer

Be there or be square. Miley Cyrus’ “Malibu” is looming as one of this year‘s first, and perhaps defining, summer songs. It’s up-tempo, but unlike traditional “summer songs” it’s not overly peppy or bouncy, rather "Malibu" feels and sounds similar to 1988’s "I Get...

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Women In Heat: From Janet Jackson to Lady Gaga

  Twenty-four years ago Janet Jackson steamed up the air waves with "That's The Way Love Goes" as she lusted for a certain man… an eternal story line that probably goes back to Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales, with the latest rendition “The Cure” by Lady Gaga,...

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Let’s Go Dancing!

  It was the late 80s, when Bobby Brown’s "Every Little Step" got us dancing.  Today, it’s "Kissing Strangers" by DNCE, featuring superstar rapper Nicki Minaj, who adds her own brand of rhythmic spice to the mix.   It’s getting airplay right now on Top 40 and...

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“Believer” by Imagine Dragons Is A “Must Listen To”

  This group, this song, and even the video are good, accessible examples of great new music that Boomers can relate to. “Believer,” currently #19 on the Adult Top 40 chart, and one of the year’s biggest Alternative Rock hits, is “deep” and powerful, intelligent...

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Be There Or Be Square: Coachella Music Fest Starts Today

  The Coachella Music And Arts Festival starts today...it's one of the music events of the year.  100,000 music fans. Two week-ends,  dozens of artists--many of them featured in Boomer Music Update over the past year:  Head And The Heart, Future, Bishop, Briggs...

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Stargate Creates Hits For Themselves & Others

Stargate is two world-famous Norwegian record producers and hit makers who grew up listening to Euro pop—they readily admit that Abba was their inspiration; today the duo work with the A-list:  Rihanna, Beyonce, Shakira, Katy Perry—creating an identifiable/signature...

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The Chainsmokers: One of Today’s Hottest Bands

  Were you mesmerized, back in 1975, by 10 CC’s “I’m Not in Love”--that alluring, wavy groove that could put an audience into a trance? You’ll hear echos of that alluring, wavy groove in “Something Just Like This,” the result of  rock icons Coldplay  teaming with...

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