Category Archives: songs

Best of 2022…thus far – UPDATED thru 11/10/22

Here’s my list of the best for 2022 to date, nearly all of the way through of the year. Enjoy! _______ TV Comedies _______ TV Dramas _______ TV Mini-Series _______ Albums released in 2022 New songs released in 2022 _______ … Continue reading

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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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“Slow Horses” – a brilliant new spy series

AppleTV has released yet another winner. Slow Horses, based on the book of the same name by author Mick Herron, was released in late April. The six-episode first season is a monumental triumph filled with great acting, superb writing, and … Continue reading

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Favorites of 2021 – TV/music/books/film

Here’s my list of the best for 2021, as updated through 12/30/21. This post will continue to be updated as needed through the end of 2021. Enjoy! TV Comedies Ted Lasso The Wonder Years The Conners American Auto Solar Opposites … Continue reading

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“RESET” – Where planning intersects sci-fi and John Lennon

Imagine if you will, a place and time where society has barely survived nuclear armageddon (the Last War) and reestablished itself in four (4) distinct, unique, climate-controlled, and self-sustained cities in the Mojave Desert – Callisto, Lysithea, Europa, and Elara. This utopian society was founded by an omnipotent Planner by employing wisdom derived from the lyrics of John Lennon’s most enduring song – “Imagine.” Continue reading

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Muscle Shoals – a powerhouse of hit music

Muscle Shoals, Alabama is not the typical place one would expect music elite to record their songs and albums. More often, one thinks of Los Angeles, Nashville, or New York City for such an endeavor. But, this smallish metropolitan area … Continue reading

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Memphis – “The Cradle of American Music”

  Yes, Nashville may bill itself as “Music City” and Austin claims to be America’s “Live Music Capital,” but if there is one city in the United States that has truly given birth to the greatest variety of music genre … Continue reading

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American music birthplace geography

From Jazz to Blues to Hip Hop and Rock ‘n Roll, there are many styles of music that populate the United States. The following map depicts the geographic location(s) where these varied forms and their sub-genres have germinated across the … Continue reading

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Two outstanding new British rock albums

  I have been captivated by two new rock album releases – and as is so often the case, both come from British musicians – one by Cornershop and theater by EOB (Ed O’Brien of Radiohead). England is a Garden … 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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