Category Archives: Music of the 1980’s

How Many . . .

How many hundreds of thousands of guitar strings were used in the making of this story? The Forty Best Kiss Songs of All Time I will admit, I stopped buying KISS  albums after  “Dressed To Kill” and “Alive” (both released … Continue reading

Posted in KISS Hits, Music of the 1970's, Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Another Year, Another Song

10 July 2019 will mark six years since the sudden death of Peppi Marchello, founding member (with his bother) of the band, The Good Rats. I wrote about his death here: My Youth Is Officially Over Isn’t it interesting how … Continue reading

Posted in Music of the 1970's, Music of the 1980's, Peppi Marchello, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in music, Music of the 1970's, Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

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”

Posted in Music of the 1980's, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in bloggery, music, Music of the 1970's, Music of the 1980's, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Music of the 1980's | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments