Behind Closed Doors was an award winning, popular album for Charlie Rich. It earned the Country Music Association (CMA) Award for Album of the Year. The single “Behind Closed Doors”, written by Kenny O’Dell, was the CMA’s Single of the Year. Rich was crowned Male Vocalist of the Year by the CMA for his performance on the album and went on to earn a couple of Grammy Awards. Not a bad album to begin a collection!
Archive for ‘Memoir’
Song Thoughts: Somewhere My Love
“Somewhere My Love” was my grandmother’s favorite song. It has been a long time since I listened to its sweeping melody. It popped up on an Apple Shuffle the other day and got me to thinking.
Van Halen: In Its Entirety
February 10, 2023 marked the 45th Anniversary of Van Halen’s debut album, Van Halen!
These past few Korean winter mornings have transported me all the way back to Kansas!
No Grief is an Island
Grief, when viewed through an objective lens, is simply deep sadness due to loss. But grief is more subjective and is different for each individual’s experience.
Haiku # 145
Another birthday and a world without you in it is still a hard world to navigate at times. Not a day goes by…
Song Thoughts: Always On My Mind
My dad announces that any Willie Nelson song will work for him. He can’t just choose one?!
Len Dawson and a 7Up
Thoughts and prayers for Len Dawson as he enters hospice care. When I was a young KC Chiefs fan, I had the exciting opportunity to meet Len Dawson. A moment I will never forget.
Celebrating my family and friend on his birthday. Happy Birthday Mikey-G. We all miss you.
Song Thoughts: I Can’t Fight This Feeling
Song Thoughts. I ask someone to name a song or about a song and then write my thoughts, meanings, history, and connections that stem from that song.