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”

(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding, by Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello is a songwriters’ songwriter. He has written some truly special pop and rock songs throughout his lengthy career of over 40 years. If that weren’t enough, in addition to his solo work, he has written with the likes of Paul McCartney, Burt Bacharach, Allen Toussaint and even The Roots. Costello is an artist.Continue reading “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding, by Elvis Costello”

This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody), by The Talking Heads

Perception can get in the way of us connecting to music we would otherwise discover. Because we don’t like a certain genre of music, we may not allow ourselves to even listen to a band we may otherwise fall in love with. Because we do not like the way a musician presents herself, we mayContinue reading “This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody), by The Talking Heads”