Tag Archives: Lorde

Covering Bowie

It’s been two months since David Bowie’s passing and as many of you know there have been many attempts to honor the man by covering his music. Some of been really stellar (Lorde at the BRIT awards), some have been ambitious but fallen flat (Lady Gaga at The Grammys) and some are sincere but questionable […]

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Australian/New Zealand Invasion

First off, my apologies if lumping Australia and New Zealand together is offensive.  Perhaps those down under lump the US and Canada together. And although this is not exactly the 70s when the BeeGees, Andy Gibb, Olivia-Newton John and Helen Reddy ruled the charts nor is it the 80s when INXS, Men At Work and […]

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Meeting Your Inspiration

Lorde recently met up with former Kansas City Royal George Brett.  In case you don’t know, it was the picture below in the July1976 issue of National Geographic that inspired Lorde to create her insanely hit song “Royals” Here are some photos of artists with their inspirations: Paul Westeberg and Alex Chilton “Alex Chilton”   Sting and […]

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It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World

Apparently James Brown is still right when it comes to music.  As the Los Angeles Times  pointed out 80% of the artists that performed at Coachella were males.   The men might have the numbers but it’s the woman that are currently dominating. It seems that the most talked about music this past weekend were the […]

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Favorite Songs 2013

As much as I love albums I do love radio and the amazing ability for certain songs to be played over and over and yet still get enjoyment out of them with each listen.  So here are the 20 songs that I played ad infinitum in 2013.  As always the songs are in no particular […]

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Pop songs to love

While I’ll always be a rock guy there are a few pop songs that I instantly love, probably because they remind me of past artists.  Yesterday I let you know about the music veterans that are returning to release new music  but today I just want to share a few of my favorite tracks from debut […]

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