Category Archives: Music of the 1980’s

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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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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I Vote “Classic”

There was an article I read the other day entitled, Debating Dan Fogelberg’s ‘Same Old Lang Syne’: Beloved holiday classic, or worst thing to come out of Peoria? Personally, I list it as a classic.  Regardless of where you might … 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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That’s What Friends Are For

Some of you may recall that last week, I posted Some Days, I Just Hate WordPress, Like Today.  I was voicing my disappointment regarding the abrupt change in the WP publishing platform and while I will assume there were announcements … Continue reading

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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … 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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