Falling Slowly, by The Swell Season

Regular readers of this blog know that usually I write about a song, and then at the end I include a video of the song being performed, usually by the artist who originally wrote or recorded the music. Because that is how I usually come to a song. I hear it on the radio. IContinue reading “Falling Slowly, by The Swell Season”

Wide River, by The Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller was a monster. Not an evil monster, at least not as far as I know. But make no mistake, he was a monster. Throughout the 1970’s and 1980’s, Steve Miller and his band, appropriately named The Steve Miller Band, was everywhere. With an ever revolving line-up, the Steve Miller Band was formed inContinue reading “Wide River, by The Steve Miller Band”

Great Late Musical Careers

About a year and a half ago, I wrote a blog article about the great song “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant” where I shared my level of frustration regarding Billy Joel. A prolific musician for much of my youth and young adulthood, Joel has not released a new album since 1993. Although he remains oneContinue reading “Great Late Musical Careers”