Tag Archives: Music of the 1970’s
End Of October . . .
“Do not neglect your music, it will be a companion which will sweeten many hours of your life” -Thomas Jefferson This song, released on The Captured Angel album in 1975, has been a frequent companion in my life for 44 … Continue reading
#TBT, Formative Years
Pondering a TBT song today as I think about my 40 year college reunion at Mt. St. Mary’s University (it was “College” back then) this weekend in Maryland… 40 years! Sorry I won’t be there, but I’ll be playing the … Continue reading
And You Can Keep The Dime . . .
This meme showed up in my FB feed yesterday and I can’t get the song out of my head, thus here we are. It is remarkable that those references mean nothing to my daughters generation as it seems we are … Continue reading
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
On This Date
On January 8, 1815, the last major engagement of the War of 1812 came to an end as U.S. forces defeated the British in the Battle of New Orleans, not having received word of the signing of a peace treaty. … Continue reading
12-21-21 Reminds Me Of 2112
I could not help but think of 2112 when I saw today’s date. 2112 was the 4th studio album by the Canadian band, Rush. It was 1976 and the bands popularity was waning. Mercury Records was close to putting them … Continue reading
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
#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.
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
Anchored Deep In My Brain
Do those of you of a certain age group ever find yourself listening to a “vintage” song and as it’s playing, anticipate the switch from one “track” to the next on the ‘ol 8-track player. For you youngsters, 8 track … Continue reading