Tag Archives: 1970’s music

Until The Day I Die

Yesterday, I met a guy who is about my age and plays drums in a band.  We shared a few stories about how playing  kept us feeling young. We talked about the styles of music we enjoyed and he mentioned … Continue reading

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Essential Mixes — Jim Croce

I am working towards fulfilling my contractural obligation as a contributing columnsist over at Cultural Offering, Music Division. Read about Jim Croce here.  Jim Croce         I could  write a book about Croce. Unfortunately, I don’t have the … Continue reading

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They Had One Thing In Common. . .

. . . is the  first half of a slightly provocative phrase from a fairly  popular song. By today’s standards,  it  would be considered a nursery rhyme, but it was 1976. Lyrical standards and being in high school were a … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Funky

Not bad for a bunch of white  boys. Edgar Winter’s White Trash, Live at The Apollo Theater, 1972. From the renowned “Roadwork” record. Your music collection isn’t complete unless you own this recording.    

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Sunday DInner Music

It is not unusual for my family to have some music on in the background as we prepare and eat our dinner. Tonight, I decided to play a little Creedence Clearwater Revival (CCR). These guys were big when I was … Continue reading

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Indiana Wants Me

Over the past few weeks, I have had several occasions to speak to a couple of funeral service friends in Indianapolis, IN and last night, after hanging up from talking to one of them, remembered the song “Indiana Wants Me” … Continue reading

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Pick’n Up The Pieces

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in 6th grade, Central School, Warren, NJ and Richard Hughes, (one of the cooler kids in 1970) brought in a record by a band named Poco. I remember hearing this song … Continue reading

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