Category Archives: Music of the 1970’s

Hungry Anyone?

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

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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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A Pocket Full Of Memories

I fell and hit my head last night. Nothing serious, but it did shake loose a few memories that I decided to share this afternoon. It was 1982-83 and I was completing my studies at the once venerable Cincinnati College … Continue reading

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Quiet

It is quiet in our home. The daughters, the son-in-law, the boyfriends, the friendly visitors all have made their way back to wherever they currently call home. Dinners, dogs, bowling, visiting others, others visiting us, a few head colds . … Continue reading

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Smile, It’s 2019!

No New Year’s resolutions to share No emotional look backs at 2018 No hopeful predictions for 2019. I thought it would be nice to start with a song. Not just any song, but one that never fails to bring a … Continue reading

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Counting Down, #2

From the Living In The Past album (1972) Jethro Tull,  A Christmas Song. An important lesson wrapped in a short song. One more to go. Once in royal David’s city Stood a lonely cattle shed Where a mother held her … Continue reading

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Wanna Start Over?

Anyone else ever have this thought? I am pretty sure I’m not the only one battling middle age who has pondered this. Then again, it is a very different world from 1974. If you were like me, (58),  you might … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

As we enter the beginning (OK, September was the beginning) of the Christmas-New Years Holiday Season, I’m going to share a bit more music of the holiday variety. In some ways, it is an easy way out because after over … Continue reading

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Throw Back Thanksgiving Thursday

“I’ve been lately thinkin’ . . . John Denver, Poems, Prayers & Promises. I’ve been thinking that since I started blogging in early 2010, each year at Thanksgiving I posted a version of the song Alice’s Restaurant and usually added … Continue reading

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The End Of Another Era

Roy Clark died today at the age of 85. Back in 2004, we went to Nashville and scored tickets to the Grand Ol’ Opry and Roy Clark performed as part of the show that night.  I finally got to see … Continue reading

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