I try never to play Christmas music until Thanksgiving is over… largely because the retail stores and tv commercials seem to start their promos right after Halloween; which really annoys me (and I’m sure I’m not alone.) However, I just…
There are times of stress and turmoil when all we crave is silence. I hope that you are blessed to have someone to keep the world at bay for you AND that you are a person that others can turn to for refuge.
It just seems to be an appropriate song for the strive of the current political/world situation.
When the calls and conversations
Accidents and accusations
Messages and misperceptions
Paralyze my mind….
July 2001 – There I was in the grocery store line when my eyes fell upon the recent copy of “Yankee Magazine”. It was not my typical read of choice but there was a music sampler inside and Aerosmith on the cover, so I bought it.
I wasn’t expecting…
Sometimes before you even open your eyes life tries to knock you into your own personal version of “Sharknado2″… before you get sucked into the stress of others, before you blindly react, before you start running in any direction… s-t-o-p.
In honor of Labor Day here’s a couple of my favorite “working man” tunes:
Rush – Working Man – 1974
Do you absolutely love Mondays? Then here’s a song to celebrate with:
If you’d prefer a more peaceful start to your day…
As we mourn the loss of the last original member of The Ramones (1974-1996) – we rejoice that a new generation of fans is finding their tunes.
Even though this is thought of as a sad tune, I can’t help but…
Something for the rainy day, an easy groove with a great message to get you ready for whatever the day throws your way.
Whatever/whomever you’re enamored with – sometimes things get in the way. If it’s worth fighting for then FIGHT! Regroup and remember what you fell in love with in the first place.
If we’re talking business, then look back at the successes that filled you up and made your soar like an eagle – proud and in charge! Grab onto the great parts and let the rest fall away (or put it in the hands of someone else).
I guess that could work for love too…
Dance like EVERYONE is watching and you just don’t care!!! Fall back in love again…. ’cause that’s what you’ll remember at journey’s end.
For this Memorial Day, I post a tune that you may never have heard, by a band you’ve probably never heard of: Weapon of Prayer by The Notting Hillbillies.
The Hillbillies were a country/folk band comprised of many musicians, including Mark Knopfler, who was looking to do something a little different after his mega success with Dire Straits “Brother in Arms” CD.
The song just seems to work today…
Weapon of Prayer
In that land across the sea there’s a job for you and me
Though our presence there may not be found
We must stay standing there on the battle lines and pray
We must never lay our weapons down