Category Archives: music

Happy Birthday Matt Groening

Matt has created the longest running TV series ever (in case you’re not paying attention, it’s The Simpsons) and yet I still don’t know how to correctly say his last name….I’m pretty sure it’s Gray-ning. Since, this is a music blo,g I present to you my 5 favorite musician cameos from the show. Linda Ronstadt […]

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2 For 2uesday: Valentine’s Day version

Since the Prince camp has released most of his music for streaming I wanted to post a couple of songs for this special day. I think most of his love songs refer to a Higher Being but there are a few that are unmistakably meant for getting down.  Here are two of my favorites. From […]

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Streaming Prince

The floodgates have opened and Prince music is now available on ALL streaming services. Bruno Mars did a fine job doing his version of Let’s Go Crazy.  The Time were fun recreating their moves from Purple Rain on last night’s Grammys.   However, it just made me miss Prince all that much more knowing that […]

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The Bee Gees are Stayin’ Alive

I’m not sure yet if I love the title of the post or will soon regret it.  Thanks to Capitol Records though The Bee Gees name and catalogue of music will live on. It all starts today with the re-release of The Ultimate Bee Gees. February 14 will be a concert taping saluting the 40th Anniversary […]

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Get Out

Grammy Awards are this Sunday which means former Grammy nominees and winners are in town and they want to play. Here are a few choices for you. Adam Ant, Best New Artist Nominee 1982 is at the Fonda   Sting, 16 (Police and Solo) Grammy Awards performing at the Hollywood Palladium Beck 5 time Grammy winner is […]

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Musicares 2017

The Music industry has its own event like the Golden Globes. The high-powered guests can get drunk and say what they want and they feel a little more free to let loose because it’s not televised. The event is called MusiCares.  The organization ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, […]

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2 For 2uesday

Looking at the list of Grammy nominees, there are always a number of songs and/or artists I’ve never heard.  So if I’ve never heard it I can assume that others have never heard it either. Here are two previously unheard of nominated songs that caught my attention. Best Traditional R&B Performance Woman’s World BJ The […]

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Grammy Special Merit Awards 2017

It’s Grammy Awards and this week they honor their past before they award the present. During the telecast the Grammy’s will mention their names but won’t have time to say why they’re being honored, which is a shame.  To the Grammy’s credit they have published a book this past month that collects two decades of artist-written tributes […]

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New Music Friday: The Bats

Thirty years after their classic indie pop album, Daddy’s Highway, New Zealand’s The Bats return with another slice of indie pop bliss.  Much like AC/DC strikes the same power metal chords and make it rock, The Bats churn out the same power pop chords and it still sounds fresh, while being uniquely them. Want proof?  Here’s […]

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Hold the football

Many halftime performers are given a football and they have to (awkwardly) pose with it and try to make it look like they know what this foreign object is. Here are the results. 1992: Gloria Estefan awkward two handed hold on a football 1993: Michael Jackson seems to be questioning why this thing is in […]

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