Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. Filling my plate at the Ananti Hilton’s breakfast buffet in Busan, I found myself humming “Breakfast in America” by Supertramp.
Archive for ‘Music’
Song Thoughts: Can’t Happen Here
Rainbow’s 1981 song “Can’t Happen Here” is still relevant today. And the question asked at the end is even more haunting.
Song Thoughts: Seven Bridges Road
The Eagle’s cover of “Seven Bridges Road” is on my mind today…along with an old friend.
Song Thoughts: Comfortably Numb
It is comforting to know the people we share history with rely on the same music as a vehicle to the past. “The child has grown and the dream is gone”…BUT they remember! Roll the sound effects! A shared musical history rekindles “Comfortably Numb”.
Song Thoughts: Always On My Mind
My dad announces that any Willie Nelson song will work for him. He can’t just choose one?!
Song Thoughts: The Last DJ
My brother told me “The Last DJ” is his favorite Tom Petty song. Sounds about right!
Olivia Newton-John: A Top Ten Remembrance
Olivia Newton-John was an inspiration to millions on and off the stage! To celebrate her life, here is my Top Ten songs that made the world a better place!
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.
Elton John Top Ten w/a Shot of Bradbury!
Elton John and his songwriting partner, Bernie Taupin, were fans of Ray Bradbury’s writing and the song “Rocket Man” was, in fact, inspired by Bradbury’s 1951 short story “The Rocket Man”. I recommend reading the Bradbury short story “The Rocket Man” and then plug in the earbuds (or Seashells?) and give Elton’s “Rocket Man” a listen. Neither one will disappoint.
ZZ Top: A Top Ten (RIP Dusty)
The music world lost a rock-n-blues legend a few days ago. Dusty Hill, founding member and bass player for the rock-n-blues trio ZZ Top, put away his bass for the last time. In honor of Dusty. my top ten ZZ Top tunes.