Category Archives: Music

Tuesday tunes – Three part band names of the rock era

Not including band names that start with “The” or duos with “and” between their names. Members of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame are shown in bold and the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in bold italics. Ace of … Continue reading

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Tuesday tunes: Favorite cover songs

SONG COVER ARTIST ORIGINAL ARTIST Gold Day The Joy Formidable Sparklehorse Enter Sandman Weezer Metallica Don’t Be Cruel Cheap Trick Elvis Presley Stairway to Heaven Heart Led Zeppelin (Oh) Pretty Woman Van Halen Roy Orbison Mr. Tamborine Man The Byrds … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Favorite studio album by year since 1970

As a follow-up to last weeks’ list, here are my favorite albums by year since 1970. The list identifies only studio albums, not greatest hits, live, compilation, or similar types of albums. For only two years (1990 and 1999), I … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Chronology of my favorite music artists

Below is a table identifying my favorite musical artists over the years. As can be seen, they vary from time to time, with some appearing more than once. Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Weezer, The Stills, and Wolf Alice have all accomplished … Continue reading

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Wolf Alice proves that great rock ‘n’ roll is alive and well

London-based rock band Wolf Alice released their third full-length album, Blue Weekend, on June 4th to rave reviews by their fans and by the critics. In fact, as of June 6th, Blue Weekend has the highest composite score on Metacritic … Continue reading

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Tardy Tuesday Tunes: Weezer’s best cover art & great music

I named this post “Tardy Tuesday Tunes” for two reasons. One, I missed getting it published by Tuesday and second, I was late to the party reviewing Weever’s newest album entitled, OK Human. Released in late January, OK Human is … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Motown reborn by Silk Sonic & more Greta VF!

In case you missed the Grammys, superstars Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak have teamed up to create Silk Sonic. Their first single sounds like something straight out of Barry Gordy’s Motown’s “Hitsville, USA.” Smooth, soulful lyrics and melodies permeate this … Continue reading

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Little Graves release their first full-length album – “Rituals”

It’s not often that you get a chance to review a first full-length album from a band that you have followed almost from the start. Little Graves, who formed back in 2017, just released their first full-length album on Friday. … Continue reading

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Tuesday tunes: Male solo artists who belong in the Rock Hall of Fame

After last week’s list of female artists who belong in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, here is my list of male solo artists who are deserving of such recognition, too. Please note several of these artists are already … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Women who Belong in the Rock Hall of Fame

Below is my list of female solo artists or all-female groups who belong in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Keep in mind that artists are not eligible until 25 years after their debut album has been released. They … Continue reading

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