Category Archives: Music of the 1970’s

TBT, Croce

Realizing that many of the folks reading the blog might not even have been born yet when Jim Croce died in 1973 and others were too young to remember what a rising star he was, I wanted to remind you. … Continue reading

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Let’s Try This Again.

A little over a week ago, I posted a story and I was shocked by how few people liked or commented on it.  The post was entitled  Flashback ( A Must Read). What started off as a simple post to … Continue reading

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A Colorful Day Reminded Me . . .

Autumn in our part of South Carolina is fairly predictable… It might be in the low 40’s in the morning, but the temperature is likely to be close to 70 during the afternoon, before it drops rapidly after sunset and … Continue reading

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Getting Worried

When I first started blogging in February of 2010, I managed to get something posted every day. . . and some days, more than one.  As time has marched on, I find that most of the interesting stories of my … Continue reading

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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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