Tag Archives: Music from the 1970’s

Stand Up

I came across this article today on musicaficionado.com and thought it interesting enough to pass on as I know there are several Tull fans that follow my blog. The Real Story Behind Jethro Tull’s “Stand Up”        

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C’mom Guys, Don’t Die Yet

Kansas, one of the bands of my youth is celebrating the 40th  anniversary of their album, Leftoverture. Here is the story     I was going to tie in the fact that “Dust In The Wind” was our senior prom theme, … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Me

My guess is I will get fed up after the first 3 minutes of the debate tonight.  On deck is a book  that has slowly (too slowly) made it’s way to the top of the pile. Fortunate Son, by John … Continue reading

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All We Need Is…

Of course, we all know…..Love. Here is a little known song performed by Carlos Santana, from the 1979,  Marathon Album.  While it was not written by Carlos, it is one of my favorite songs and makes my top 20 list. … Continue reading

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I May Be Climbing On Rainbows

Happy Valentines Day…from 1970. Bread.…I’d Like To Make It With You Songwriters: GATES, DAVID Hey have you ever tried, Really reaching out for the other side? I maybe climbing on rainbows But, baby here goes. Dreams there for those who … Continue reading

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The 42nd Beat on 42nd St.

For many people, New Years Day is a time for contemplation, resolutions and starting over…..all with the best of intentions, I suppose. We are reminded however, that “The spirit is willing but the body is weak”. Here is a “Little … Continue reading

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“Well, Well”, Said the Rocking Chair

Occasionally, I am reminded of the days when I used to listen to Dean Friedman “records” on Sunday mornings, starting back at college. In 1984, I bought my first CD player, but it took almost nine years before I could … Continue reading

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