“Drama”, Kim Cooper and Peter Rauhofer

I listened to the Best of Club 69 so much back in the day that even the gays were annoyed with me!  I was working in a local gift shop in 2004, and the guy who was in charge of ordering our CDs was a former DJ.  He knew everything about club music, and as … Continue reading

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“Birth of the Boogie”, Bill Haley and His Comets

This is one of those songs that makes me wonder how different my life might have been had I heard it when I was a kid.  I mostly knew Bill Haley and His Comets from the Happy Days theme song “Rock Around the Clock” (read my blog about it here), but my Mom didn’t have … Continue reading

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Standing on the Shoulder of Giants, Oasis

The first three Oasis albums, as we all know, are the best.  And the B-sides compilation The Masterplan is also amazing.   I listen to those albums all the time, and my favorite changes depending on mood.  I had not listened to Standing on the Shoulder of Giants for quite a while before sitting down to … Continue reading

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“Start Me Up”, The Rolling Stones

The opening riff is legendary.  You know exactly who this is right away.  That’s the power of The Rolling Stones.   So the song is about stamina, perseverance, keeping it up.  However you want to take it.  And don’t be a cock tease!  Don’t start it if you don’t want Mick to finish it.    … Continue reading

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Your Music Belongs to You

There’s been some extra music in my life this week.  I have had some online discussions about music I love, and in one of those discussions I defended bands I love who were being criticized by someone who hates them.  And I attended a 4th of July concert in the part that made me feel … Continue reading

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“Bicycle Race”, Queen

It’s just a really fun song to sing!  First, it’s always fun to sing like Freddie Mercury.  Second, it’s just a great little tune about riding your bike.  When I was thinking about what to say about it, my first thought was about how simple and sweet it is.  The narrator just wants to ride … Continue reading

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