Tag Archives: The Knack

Michael Brown and the perfect pop song

In my opinion, the perfect pop song  has melody, a great hook, great instrumentation without being overbearing and the lyrics usually have a sense of nostalgia or regret or of course, love. Phil Spector’s production on The Ronette’ s”Be My Baby“, The Beach Boy’s “God Only Knows“, The Zombies “This Will be Our Year“, Big […]

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New Music Tuesday

Two unique voices that have been played on constant loop this year and two voices that have unfortunately been cut short mark this week’s new music releases. John Mayer is quite a remarkable guitarist but he likes to keep it understated and let his sensitive songwriter voice shine through and that’s the way the ladies […]

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Record Store Day and Earth Day

What a great weekend to get outside to a record store, head back home listen to your records and then head back outside the next day to celebrate Earth Day. Record nerds unite!  April 21 is Record Store Day.  Get in line now to your nearest indie record store and pick up a piece of vinyl […]

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Naughty Lyrics

As I was watching Super 8 this weekend and the soundtrack of my life from the late ’70s played, I was SHOCKED, SHOCKED to hear that dirty lyrics were prevalent to my young impressionable ears. Take for instance Undercover Angel by Alan O’Day. Click on the picture to see the song matched up with Charlie’s […]

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