A Star Was Born
2022-06-10 15:05 Taken Too Soon     It's crazy to think that one of the greatest entertainment icons would be turning 100 years old!  Tragically, she left us at just 47, on June 22, 1969.                 ...
Barbra Streisand Turns 80!
2022-04-24 13:51 Barbra Streisand Turns 80!   I know I could lose my GOP membership card for posting this, but I believe Barbra Streisand is one of those rare cases where art transcends politics.  My earliest memory...
Mr. Dieingly Sad
2022-03-25 13:46 Mr. Dieingly Sad   I discovered this gem on You Tube by a group called The Critters. The lead singer, Don Ciccone (no known relation to Madonna Louise), wrote and performed the song just when he was...
A Song For You
2021-10-01 14:47 A Song For You   The late great Ray Charles recorded this Leon Russell classic in 1994, and it earned him the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance (back when winning a Grammy actually me...
Gino Vannelli: I Just Wanna Stop
2021-07-16 17:06 I Just Wanna Stop ... the restless hands of time   A happy Birthday to Canadian crooner Gino Vannelli (and one of my first crushes). This one is probably his biggest hit; definitely one of those fee...
Until You Come Back To Me
2021-07-09 14:09 Until You Come Back To Me (that’s what I’m gonna do)   I only knew Basia’s 1990 (jazzy) version, and was completely unaware that it was a Aretha Franklin cover! IMO, this is far superior. I also nev...
Happy 4th July!
2021-07-04 14:06 Carrie Underwood Last Name Live   Hoping everyone is having a wonderful 4th of July weekend!           /** * RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION VARIABLES: EDIT AND UNCOMMENT THE SECTION BELO...
Simply Red Sunrise
2021-06-18 15:58 Hall & Oats & Simply Red: Sunrise   I loved Hall&Oats and Simply Red back in the day, and just recently discovered Sunrise, with some I Can’t Go For That thrown in. Not sure were I was in 2003 when ...
Theme From A Summer Place
2021-06-11 14:25 Great Song, Lousy Movie       I’m a big fan of movie scores, and I didn’t even know this was from a movie until I stumbled across it on TCM. It has always been one of my favorites; just one of t...
George Michael Fastlove Live
2021-06-04 14:54 George Michael ‘Fastlove’ Live 2009   I was fortunate to see George Michael during this tour. Amazing talent taken way too soon.           /** * RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION VARIABLES:...
Sarah Brightman Fleurs Du Mal
2021-05-29 03:04 Sarah Brightman: Live in Vienna   Sarah Brightman, born August 14, 1960, is a British classical crossover soprano, singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and musician.   In 1981, she made her West En...
Funky Friday Cher
2021-05-21 14:52 Cher turns 75!   It’s hard to “Believe” that Cher turned 75 on May 20. I was going to post it yesterday, but thought as may as wait until today because Cher is the embodiment of “funky”. Someone onc...
Funky Friday 4
2021-04-30 15:34 Fanny Be Tender   Written and performed by the Bee Gees.  Fanny Be Tender was released in janurary of 1976 and reached #12 on US Billboard, right before they exploded on the scene with Saturday Nigh...
Funky Friday 3
2021-04-16 13:29 That’s The Way Of The World   “Child is born with a heart of gold … the way of the world makes his heart stone cold.”           /** * RECOMMENDED CONFIGURATION VARIABLES: EDIT AND U...
Funky Friday 2
2021-04-09 21:15 Bitten by the Love Bug   Love is Like an Itching in my Heart by The Supremes (not yet renamed Diana Ross and The Supremes) made it all the way to #9 on Billboard’s Hot 100 in 1966. One of the group'...
Funky Friday!
2021-04-02 16:24   A Little Less Conversation   All this aggravation ain’t satisfaction’in me, so every Friday, I’m going to take a break from the depressing news and take a walk down Memory Lane to a little less s...