Tag Archives: Great American music

Soldiers Of The Avenue

Friday afternoon; time to rock. Everyone, well, most everyone knows the movie/play “Grease.” Soldiers of the Avenue is a slightly grittier view of those same times. From “Blue Collar Rats” (The lost archives) I bet Travolta would like this.   … Continue reading

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Chase All The Clouds From The Sky

While cooking dinner with Megan tonight, I set the iPod to the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and went back in time. My first reaction as “Ripplin Waters” started was that this is great, American music. Each generation laments the music … Continue reading

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Steve Forbert was the selected playlist for dinner, background music. We picked him because Alicia and I were discussing our upcoming road trip to see Steve perform in a couple of weeks. Over the years, Steve has written some of … Continue reading

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In America

After a few “heavy” posts, I thought an uplifting song might help a bit. Thank you, a young, Charlie Daniels…..

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Storm Front

Well, there is a hurricane blowing up the Eastern seaboard, so why not post a song from the “Stormfront” LP, by Billy Joel. Downeaster Alexa has nothing to do with hurricanes, but it is a great ballad. Schuyler Deale, who … Continue reading

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Two For One Saturday

Another entry on the ongoing “Top 25 Lyrics” Like so many other songwriter/performers I enjoy today, my initial introduction was when I was at college, with thanks to Jack Sonntag & Bernie McGuire. My wife and I even picked out … Continue reading

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