Category Archives: music

Favorites of 2020 thru the midyear


TV Comedies Schitt’s Creek – adore this show! Sad to see it ending, but glad its going out on top. The Kominsky Method Superstore The Conners The Unicorn If you love Schitt’s Creek too, here’s a link for obtaining seasons … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Radioactive band names


Here’s a list of band names from across the globe that pertain to radioactive topics, in particular the atomic age and/or nuclear issues. Twelve (12) different nations are represented on this list and most of the artists are rock performers, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Band names for those who wish to be immersed in music


Adventures in Stereo (Scotland) Audio Playground (Canada) Audioslave (USA) DEVO (USA) Joywave (USA) Nirvana (USA) Radiohead (England) Rush (Canada) Sonic Youth (USA) Soundgarden (USA) Stereophonics (England) Ultra Sonic (Scotland) SOURCES: personal knowledge en.wikipedia.org for bands from countries including England, USA, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Classic rock songs that make me cringe


While I love rock ‘n’ roll music, there are certain songs that bug the daylights out of me. For whatever reason, they just grate on my nerves. It could be the singer’s voice, the lyrics, the number of times it’s … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tunes: Numeric band names


Oops – posted a day early. Oh, well. A little music trivia and fun. Included are rock, punk, folk, country, jazz, reggae, pop, metal, hip-hop, soul, R & B, rap, big band, and any other band names one could find … Continue reading

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Spring-like band names


With so many of us enduring long shelter at home orders during the Covid-19 pandemic, a list of band names based on or loosely related to spring seemed like it be a welcome relief. A similar post of wintry band … Continue reading

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50+ Favorite Holiday Season Tunes


Film and Television Originals “Where Are You, Christmas?” – Faith Hill from the filmĀ Grinch “Christmas Time Is Here” – from A Charlie Brown Christmas TV special “Somewhere in My Memory” – John Williams from the film Home Alone “I Wish … Continue reading

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Favorites of 2019


Below are my favorites in film television, books, and music for 2019, subject to possible additions during the last two weeks of the year. Films Released and Seen in 2019 Ford vs. Ferrari – Source: bloomberg.com Favorite Drama Ford vs. … Continue reading

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Proposed City Theme Songs


  The following are my choices for the song(s) that should be used as the theme song or anthem for the selected cities listed below. Some are familiar, some historic, some new, some inspirational, some witty, and some are even … Continue reading

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Temples of Jazz – The Theatres


  This is the second blogpost of our series on the Temples of Jazz. The initial post was dedicated to the ballrooms and dance halls. This one will cover those theatres(ers) where jazz musicians performed during the Jazz Age, while … Continue reading

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