Tag Archives: Ritchie Blackmore

No Point Running. . .

. . .  ‘cuz it’s coming your way” I’m keeping in tune with today’s  “storm” theme. From 1974.  I remember talking my parents into buying this album as a Christmas present and I listened to it again and again and … Continue reading

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Same Bands, Different Players

Note:  For those of you looking at this on FB, this post is filled with multiple links. By clicking on the link to the blog, you will get to see the full post, complete with links to appropriate websites. Just … Continue reading

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We Must Be Over The Rainbow

In my previous post, I made reference to a great, Deep Purple song that ended up being pre-empteed by a Lawrence Welk diddy. Well, it was not exactly Deep Purple, but close. The very first concert I ever went to … Continue reading

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Beware Of A Place…..

Driving home tonight, this song popped up on the shuffle. Ah, memories. The album is Rainbow Rising, by Rainbow. It was one of the 8-tracks we had on the pool deck when I was a lifeguard at Forest Lodge during … Continue reading

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Sandy, On An iPhone

Steve Forbert wrote a song about Hurricane Sandy and then shot a video on the boardwalk at Asbury Park, NJ, just six days ago… with an iPhone! As the video opens, we see the facade of The Casino Arena, where … Continue reading

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Ghost Of A Rose

From the Album of the same name…. Ghost of a Rose finds itself somewhere on the list of my ten favorite albums of all time…at least on my “Now That I am older list” The lyrics to follow along

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Ding Dong Merrily On Home

From the album, “Winter Carols” by Blackmores Night The harmonies are exquisite…and Ritchie picks this one out nicely.

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