Tag Archives: The Band

50 Years of Great Rock: You Say It’s Your Birthday

Hop on a 14-minute journey through the history of rock and roll. Starting with the classic rock of the Who in 1965, you’ll hear hard rock, psychedelia, roots rock, Southern rock, funk, punk, new wave, a quick nod to disco, … Continue reading

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Motivational mixing

Every now and then, I get motivated to do some jogging, which I loathe. It’s no surprise that it’s usually in the spring, when it’s time to end my long months of hiding from the cold. Before I think about … Continue reading

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Every picture tells a story, don’t it?

I’ve always loved songs that tell a story, something a little more involved than “She loves you, yeah, yeah, yeah,” although I like that one too; don’t get me wrong. Here are five songs that tell great stories. 1. Long … Continue reading

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Well, did you ever milk a cow?

“Well, did you ever milk a cow? I had the chance one day, but I was all dressed up for Sunday.” — “We Can Talk,” The Band We all gathered round the cow and brushed her, to relax her and … Continue reading

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47 Years of Great Rock: You Say It’s Your Birthday

Update: 50 Years of Great Rock Hop on a 13-minute journey through the history of rock and roll. Starting with the classic rock of the Who in 1965, you’ll hear hard rock, psychedelia, roots rock, Southern rock, funk, punk, new … Continue reading

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Sleepers: 10 more movies you’ve never seen, but should

Link to first list: 10 movies you’ve never seen, but should Some of these movies are sleepers; some are beloved ones that you may have forgotten. Here are 10 more movies you’ve never seen, but should: one all-time favorite movie … Continue reading

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Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble

Update: Levon died on April 19, about two months after I saw this show. My thoughts are with Levon’s family and friends. Ashes of laughter The ghost is clear Why do the best things always disappear Like Ophelia Please darken … Continue reading

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50 Greatest Rock Songs

My list of the “50 Greatest Rock Songs” is hopelessly subjective and changes in my own head constantly, but it was fun to try to pin them down. Which is your favorite? The opening lyrics of the 50 Greatest Rock … Continue reading

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