I said yeah…yeah…yeah…WOOOO! Since April, The Rolling Stones traveling museum piece “Exhibitionism” has been at Chicago’s Navy Pier. It takes a look at more than fifty years of one of the greatest rock bands in music history. You’ll find everything from a look at their earliest lofts in England to guitars, posters and concert clothing.... Read more »
“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it Chuck Berry.” Chuck Berry died today at age 90. To call him a legendary figure in the history of music would be an understatement. On almost every list of Rock and Roll’s greatest’s, you’ll find Chuck Berry. He’s also received the... Read more »
Rediscovering is cool! Do you have a book you like to read every decade or so? Mine is “To Kill A Mockingbird.” I like to read it every few years or so. Movies and television are like that, too. My favorite movie has always been “Casablanca” and I go through withdrawal if I don’t see... Read more »
It happens every four years. Election season. Politicians pick songs that they think describes themselves and their candidacies. They try to pick tunes that the public thinks are cool and hip. The voters like the songs, maybe they’ll like the candidate. One problem with this is that most Republican candidates find songs from artists that... Read more »
Natalie Cole-65 David Bowie-69 Alan Rickman-69 Glenn Frey-66 Keith Emerson-71 Frank Sinatra Jr.-72 Garry Shandling-66 All of the above have died in the last three months. None of them made it to what is now the life expectancy age of seventy-nine. It’s pretty shocking when you hear about it. A lot of times it’s sudden... Read more »
It’s legendary Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards birthday. He is 70 years old. How did that ever happen? It’s also the 30 anniversary of his marriage to Patti Hansen. How did that ever happen? To celebrate these unheard of occasions, let’s have a gallery of Keith through the years. Happy Birthday Keith!!
And a Happy F. New Year. Sometimes I get a variety of thoughts that don’t connect so this will be a potpourri type of Blog. a.) Yesterday I received a letter from the Social Security department. I figured it was a determination on my claim. I figured wrong. They want me to see a psychiatrist... Read more »