Maroon 5 & Adam Levine: Effortlessly Sexy

Adam Levine and the band Maroon 5 are the definition of cool, and so is their new song “What Lovers Do.” The song IS sexy, but it’s not from the lyrics, which aren’t graphic or even suggestive. Say say say, hey hey now baby Oh my my, don’t play now baby Say say say,...

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Taylor Swift On A “Need To Know” Basis

Taylor Swift is a force of nature, a perfect storm of talent, grit and beauty, brilliant management, and timing.  Her songs are often personal tell-alls about her relationships, heavy on irony, snark and clever remarks. As a Boomer who participates in daily American...

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Be There Or Be Square: The Most Streamed Song Of All Time

Last year’s hit, "Despacito," by Puerto Ricans Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, is officially recognized as the most streamed song of all time, which says a lot about today’s pop music and its audience. Now, another “Latin” sound, “Mi Gente” (“My People”) is charting on...

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Cool R&B That Could Be From The 70s!

For Boomers who have an affinity for those smooth R&B classics we listened to back in the day, current Top 40 hit ”Redbone” is a dead ringer. Performed by multi-talented Donald Glover, whose stage name is ‘Childish Gambino,’  “Redbone” brings to mind the whole...

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Hooked On Pink

If you loved Heart in the 80s, it could have been because both Nancy and Ann were sexy and attractive, or maybe it was their ballsy, in your face, style, or “just something about them” that captured your heart. To my ears, Pink’s newest, “What About Us,” has the big...

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Let’s Lighten Up & Have Us Some Fun!

Fellow Boomers, we live in turbulent times. Our halcyon youth has given way to a tense world, fake news and a hot and smoky summer. When it’s all just too much, that’s the moment to tune into “Feels”—a new song that isn’t deep, insightful, spiritual or intellectual,...

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To Be Honest About It…

The Chainsmokers are Andrew Taggert and Alex Pall, a New York DJ/production duo that have maintained a consistent, year long presence on the Pop charts. That, plus their collaborations with other super-groups, like Coldplay, and their last year’s Grammy nomination for...

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Kesha Does a 180: From $ to Praying

We humans can, and sometimes do, transform ourselves: the ex-con who become a preacher, some slob who gets buff, a rock star who used to spell her name Ke$ha, but now spells it Kesha, and has a hit out called “praying,” about redemption and forgiveness and facing...

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Bruno Mars Goes Romantic

I hate to look a gift horse in the mouth—and, no doubt about it, a new Bruno Mars release is a welcome gift…but… his newest, “Versace On The Floor" as in… Ooh, I love that dress, but you won't need it anymore is different than his previous high energy,...

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