Tag Archives: Talking Heads

7 and 7 is 1977

We continue the top 7 of  each year ending in 7. 1977 was another electric year for new sounds that might not have been top sellers the year they were released but influential for many years to come. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols: The Sgt. Pepper album of 1977.  You will hear […]

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Rock Hall Class of 2016

The Rock Hall Class of 2016 was announced and I believe 2002 inductee band Talking Heads sang it best with the refrain “Same As It Ever Was“.   Let’s just call this the baby boomer list.  I agree that Cheap Trick and Deep Purple were innovators and should be inducted,  but Steve Miller and Chicago […]

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1984: The Greatest Pop Culture Year

I’ll admit that I’m biased but as I look back 30 years it’s really hard to top 1984 in terms of Pop Culture influence. Television had the Thursday lineup of The Cosby Show, Family, Cheers, Night Court and Hill Street Blues.  It was the first year for Miami Vice.  It was also the year of this take […]

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Music Vault

There is a website called Music Vault that just partnered with YouTube.  Music Vault is associated with Wolfgang’s Vault, the pay service that has access to thousands of hours of live music audio and video from Classic rock, jazz and current artists. Music Vault is a treasure trove of great live performances.  No shaky web phone […]

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MTV Awards

I watched the MTV awards last week and like every other old person watching it was left wondering, “I don’t get it”.  It’s not like in the 80’s when it was relevant and spoke to me.  And who is this Kevin Hart guy hosting the show and why is he doing a Nicholas Fehn impersonation […]

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