Category Archives: Music of the 1970’s

Throwing It Back, Pt. 1

Granted, appreciation of music is subjective. Our tastes vary, just like in other aspects of our lives. That being said. . . We al have our own lists of “perfect” albums.  Near the top of my list  is  So What, … Continue reading

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#TBT, I Prefer To Drink It

Who is old enough to remember this from 51 years ago? And who knew they made music videos back then? Eric Burdon, getting soulful.  

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Get On Your Bikes And Ride!

It was 1978 and I was a freshman in college.  FBG was the first “Drop D” song I ever learned to play. Sorry, butt today’s music sucks.  We need another Freddie Mercury. Only the late, great James Brown had more … Continue reading

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TBT With Billy Joel

I found this article earlier today and it made me smile while I shook my head thinking that this isn’t all that unlikely. Its an article from 2018 and is called. . . Billy Joel Plays “Piano Man” for the … Continue reading

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My Christmas Song

Maybe not a “real” Christmas song, but its my Christmas song. Originally found on the 1978,  Heavy Horses Album, with  a re-mastered version appearing on the 2003  Christmas Album.    (The re-mastered link is such a better version of the … Continue reading

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Santa On The Highway To . . .

What does Santa Clause do on the other 364 days of the year? Well, for one thing, he does a mean Bon Scott impersonation. No, really. Listen to this  guy…especially if you are an AC/DC fan He also gives Neal … Continue reading

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She’s Jealous Of His Hair

Last weekend, I was hanging with my #1 granddaughter and as part of our playing, I brought up some videos on my ipad. Adeline immediately took a liking to the late, Hughie Thomasson.  I think she was a little jealous … Continue reading

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Maybe You Never Heard Of Him

This morning, reading the news on my iPad, with my granddaughter on my lap, I learned of the death of Jerry Jeff Walker.  I suppose it is possible that some of my readers have never heard of Walker or the … Continue reading

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Heavy Anchors

Today was a fun day as I drove just over 300 miles.  Those that know me will understand that 300 miles is not all that much for me. Typically when I drive I listen to talk radio and occasionally podcasts, … Continue reading

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Over The Rainbow

It was on this date in 1939 that MGM premiered the iconic Wizard of Oz at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. The rest is, as they say, history. * When I hear Judy utter that line we all know so … Continue reading

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