Posts Tagged: music

The Monkees

Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!

Just as every girl had her favorite Beatle, so it was with the Monkees. While lead singer Davy Jones blew the minds of most prepubescent girls right into orbit with his devilish English accent,  Peter Tork was my fave rave

The Monkees

Hey, Hey, We’re the Monkees!

Just as every girl had her favorite Beatle, so it was with the Monkees. While lead singer Davy Jones blew the minds of most prepubescent girls right into orbit with his devilish English accent,  Peter Tork was my fave rave

The Beatles and Ed Sullivan -She Loved You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Can it really be over a half a century since the Beatles burst into our lives on an ordinary Sunday night after which nothing would be the same again? There are few of my generation who do not recall first

The Beatles and Ed Sullivan -She Loved You Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

Can it really be over a half a century since the Beatles burst into our lives on an ordinary Sunday night after which nothing would be the same again? There are few of my generation who do not recall first

Aretha – The Queen of Our Souls

The Queen of Soul was truly the Queen of our souls. A force of nature, Aretha Franklin was a gift from God who magically and seamlessly transcended generations and musical genres. She did what she did best, tell the story

Aretha – The Queen of Our Souls

The Queen of Soul was truly the Queen of our souls. A force of nature, Aretha Franklin was a gift from God who magically and seamlessly transcended generations and musical genres. She did what she did best, tell the story

Newspaper headline John Lennon Shot

John Lennon The Day the Music Died

“I read the news today, oh boy….” On another chilly Monday in December nearly 40 years ago, a gunshot extinguished the remaining idealism of a generation. A brief, violent moment and hope had died yet again for me That the

Newspaper headline John Lennon Shot

John Lennon The Day the Music Died

“I read the news today, oh boy….” On another chilly Monday in December nearly 40 years ago, a gunshot extinguished the remaining idealism of a generation. A brief, violent moment and hope had died yet again for me That the

David Cassidy 16 Magazine 1971r

David Cassidy I Think I Love You

Is there a woman of a certain age who didn’t have a crush on wistful, dreamy David Cassidy? Is there a man of a certain age who as a young teen didn’t want to look, sound and dress like David

David Cassidy 16 Magazine 1971r

David Cassidy I Think I Love You

Is there a woman of a certain age who didn’t have a crush on wistful, dreamy David Cassidy? Is there a man of a certain age who as a young teen didn’t want to look, sound and dress like David

Patty Duke Album "Dont Just Stand There" 1965

Patty Duke A Go-Go

  As an actress, Patty Duke was a true miracle worker. The fact that viewers of the popular Patty Duke Show bought into this improbable story of identical cousins who looked alike, laughed alike, walked alike and  at times even

Patty Duke Album "Dont Just Stand There" 1965

Patty Duke A Go-Go

  As an actress, Patty Duke was a true miracle worker. The fact that viewers of the popular Patty Duke Show bought into this improbable story of identical cousins who looked alike, laughed alike, walked alike and  at times even

illustration WWII family at Xmas

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

For most American servicemen and women serving in the military overseas their holiday wish is simple: to be home for Christmas. Soldiers sacrifice much for the sake of others, not the least of which is being able to spend the 

illustration WWII family at Xmas

I’ll Be Home For Christmas

For most American servicemen and women serving in the military overseas their holiday wish is simple: to be home for Christmas. Soldiers sacrifice much for the sake of others, not the least of which is being able to spend the