Tag Archives: Music

The Red Cup Again

It’s that time of the year again, the most wonderful time of the year, when we get upset about red cups and Happy Holidays greetings. I was going to get all snarky and sarcastic but I don’t want to do … Continue reading

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Three Part Harmony

A few weeks ago I was in Barnes and Noble and heard some music I liked on the speakers.  It was a female trio that reminded me of the Andrews Sisters.  I don’t remember much about the Andrews Sisters.  Their … Continue reading

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Ray Charles

It was 1964.  I was a year out of high school and working.  My own money to spend.  I bought a portable record player, portable in the sense that it had a handle.  I wouldn’t have wanted to carry it … Continue reading

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Away From Home

I saw this post the other day and it got me to thinking about another 500 miles song.  This one: That song, according to Wikipedia, was first recorded in 1961 by the Journeymen. The Kingston Trio did it in 1962.  … Continue reading

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Slip Sliding Away

I’m sitting here at work, early, nobody here but me, and I’m watching Paul Simon on YouTube.  Slip Sliding Away.  I also watched Simon and Garfunkel, the same song.  The same but different.  Simon’s stuff is stripped down, personal, less … Continue reading

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Paul Simon

I saw this article in the Wall Street Journal on line about Paul Simon.  He has a new album out and has started a new tour.  Paul Simon is my all time favorite singer, musician, songwriter.  I love his stuff.   … Continue reading

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