Category Archives: Music of the 1980’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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TBT

The ’80s were the best time to be listening to music. Triumph was a successful “Power-Trio” from Canada and Rik Emmett was/is a phenomenal guitarist. “I don’t ask for much, the truth will do just fine”

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Perfect Squared

Kurt The Blogmeister once mentioned Making Movies as a “Perfect Album”. Earlier today, he posted a video of  Mark playing the song that glued itself to my soul in 1980 and never left. Is there a more perfect love song? Click … Continue reading

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Just Listen . . . Or Dance

Most of us would agree that music, in its many different forms, fill in many of the blanks and spaces of our lives. Whether it be songs from our childhood, teenage years, happy or sad, music anchors powerful emotions and … Continue reading

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Might Even Try To Steal Your Sister

This video found its way to me today and I had to share a  story. It was the Summer of 1980. I was home from college and it was a few months after Def Lepard’s inaugural album,  On Through The Night … Continue reading

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Perfect

A few of my blogging buddies have been showcasing  music from the good ol’ days and proclaiming certain albums as “Perfect” I remember working in Union City, NJ, sometime in 1988 when I was introduced to “Surfing With The Alien“. … 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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Rain, And Lots Of It.

Lot’s of Rain. . .Left coast floods are changing some landscapes and some forecasts have it raining in the Southeast for almost the next two weeks. It is predicted to start with a half inch overnight. I do suppose, however, … Continue reading

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Hurry, Boy

Al Yankovic, like Laphroaig Scotch and Monty Python movies, is an acquired taste. I’ve acquired a taste for all three over the years. Maybe it is his Polish heritage and the accordion injected into his work? Maybe it is just because … Continue reading

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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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