Category Archives: Music

Top 10 Syd Barrett Songs (non-Pink Floyd)

Syd Barrett, with his nursery rhyme lyrics and rhythmic guitar strumming, was an unfortunate casualty on the road to rock and roll music as we know it. This isn’t to say he died as young as some of the other … Continue reading

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No, Blah Blah Bland Is NOT the Best Movie of the Year. Here’s Why…

I grew up on movie musicals. You might not think it to look at the other posts on this blog, but they were a big part of my life. The love went deeper than that. My family had a background … Continue reading

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Rock Is Dead, Long Live Rock: 3 Contemporary Bands with Whom Rock is Alive

Never having owned a car with an ipod/iphone connection, I’ve been trained to listen to the radio whenever I have to drive anywhere. As a matter of fact, in my current car, you can’t actually turn the radio off, so … Continue reading

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Dig the Who: 10 Killer Who Songs No One Ever Talks About

As soon as I say “no one ever talks about this song,” the Contrary Brigade descends, claiming that they do SO talk about these songs, and these are their FAVORITE songs, thanks VERY much. That may be true, but I … Continue reading

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Christmas List #1

5 Christmas songs for the holidays: 1. Father Christmas – The Kinks My favorite Christmas song. About as far from your traditional Christmas music as you can get. It came on one of the classic rock stations the other day. … Continue reading

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