Category Archives: Music of the 1970’s

Bluer Than Robin’s Eggs

This morning, while taking the outgoing mail to the box, I noticed a few pieces of broken, blue eggs on the driveway. It was windy, with the storms and all last night, but there was nothing to indicate the eggs fell … Continue reading

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Who Would You Pick?

The wife and I joined two other couples for a nice evening at the home of one of the other couples. As we finished our dinner, our host asked the question, “If you only got to see one more concert, … Continue reading

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Mood Music

Below is the title track to what is possibly the greatest “Mood Supporting” album ever recorded. John Klemmer’s  1975, “Touch” (full, studio album) This song also features the renowned, Dave Grusin on the keyboards and Lary Carlton on guitar. Not … Continue reading

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“Peace & Tranquility, Sh*t”

The title is a quote found at 7:40  of the video. This may be for a limited audience, but those in that group you will really enjoy this. One of the defining albums of my generation is 2112 by Rush.  The story … Continue reading

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Jumped The Gun, As Usual

. . . but not the “Love Gun” One day last week, I was reading an article about the 16th, final  KISS tour.  (OK, 16th is a slight exaggeration, but not by much). They had a good run, but all … Continue reading

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Crossbows In The Firelight

If you are around my age, (soon to be 59), you are fortunate to have grown up and experienced stadium rock concerts. Tens of thousands of fans and joints, all coming together to celebrate the music. My first concert was … Continue reading

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How Time Flies

This Wednesday, February 6th, will mark the beginning of my 10th year of daily (usually) blogging. A buddy of mine suggested I enter this hobby when I didn’t even know what it was. Doug is still a daily blogger and this is … Continue reading

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Spent & Broken

The other day I was reminded of a saying that was etched into my brain about 43 years ago. It was a lyric from a song named Falling Down, found on Joe Walsh’s  1974,  “So What” album. “Burning the candle … Continue reading

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Hungry Anyone?

Originally released in 1976 (I still have the vinyl),  this live version is from 2009. Who remembers this one?

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On Time & Music

“Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid”. Frank Zappa 1940 ~1993   The trick here for me is to find a Zappa song that passes … Continue reading

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