Archive for January 2013

Taylor Swift Breakup Songs: A cry for help?

Taylor Swift Breakup Songs: A cry for help?
If Lance Armstrong had dated Taylor Swift instead of Sheryl Crow we would all have known the truth a lot sooner.  – author unknown Taylor Swift is practically a parody of herself because of her serial dating, serial breakups and subsequent ballads mourning the latter.  For fun, I decided to quantify Taylor’s breakup songs.  However,... Read more »

Home is where the song is

You can hardly turn on the radio these days without hearing Phillip Phillips crooning the ubiquitous hit “Home.”  Now the song has even permeated the radio; without even knowing it I have started associating the song with the American Family Insurance commercials.  Shame. A year or two ago, I was quite taken by a song... Read more »

Who is Hollywood Undead and why do they wear masks?

Who is Hollywood Undead and why do they wear masks?
While my heart belongs to Spotify, I like to peruse the iTunes charts to see what people are listening to.  I’m always alarmed when the top album or two on the charts is from a group I’ve never heard of since I think I should at least be familiar with something that popular.  Such was... Read more »
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2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: Everything you need to know

2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: Everything you need to know
I figure you will recognize some of these inductees but not others.  If you already know the artist, you probably don’t need a whole lot more information.  If you don’t know them, you probably don’t want a whole lot of information.  The actual induction ceremony will take place in April. Special thanks to my coworker... Read more »