Congratulations to Tony (https://mumblingabout.com/), who scored a perfect 40/40 in last week’s Tom Petty quiz. This week’s quiz is pretty … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz – Sorting Blitz
There are a substantial number of songs by the late Tom Petty that I love and that I could have … Continue Reading Straight Into Darkness by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
We had a lot of 20/20s last week – apologies if I’ve missed anyone, but congratulations to Rich, Jim, Geoff, … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz: Tom Petty Song Titles
Creedence Clearwater Revival emerged in 1968, seemingly from some Florida swamp but actually from El Cerrito in California. Rebelling against … Continue Reading Creedence Clearwater Revival Albums: Ranked from Worst to Best
I’m publishing this blog entry in advance, and this song gives an indication, better than any other piece of pop … Continue Reading As I Sit To Play The Organ in the Notre Dame Cathedral – Sparks
We had a horde of 20/20s last week – congratulations to Jim, Geoff (who to be fair, had more important … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz – Make the Band Name
James Taylor is basically the poster boy for sensitive, acoustic songwriting in the 1970s, starring on a Time Magazine cover … Continue Reading An Introduction to James Taylor
When my wife and I bought our first house, it was a small two-bedroom doer upper. It needed plenty of … Continue Reading Stuck Between Stations by The Hold Steady
Congratulations to Tony (mumblingabout.com) who scored 29/30 in last week’s quiz. This week, can you pick the famous members of … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz – More Wikipedia
English singer-songwriter Vashti Bunyan has enjoyed a unique career trajectory, which started when she recorded a Jagger-Richards song in the mid-1960s. … Continue Reading An Introduction to Vashti Bunyan
I don’t want my weekly song post to turn into an obituary thread, but the world of popular music lost … Continue Reading Never Talking To You Again by Hüsker Dü
Congratulations to Jim S,Rich, Tony, and Aaron, who all bought sexy back and recorded perfect scores in last week’s trivia … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz: Going Solo?
Neil Young has enjoyed a long and erratic music career. His first brush with fame came with Buffalo Springfield in … Continue Reading Neil Young: Five Best Albums
We’re reaching peak rock star death era – many of the musicians active during rock music’s formative years are reaching … Continue Reading Cool in the Pool – Holger Czukay
Rich, Tony, and J. all scored perfect 20/20 in last week’s Wikipedia quiz. This week, can you match the song … Continue Reading Weekly Music Quiz: What’s This Song About?
After years of playing live, The Band recorded the Basement Tapes with Bob Dylan, where they developed their unique melding of rock … Continue Reading The Band’s Albums: Ranked from Worst to Best