What are the first songs you remember in your life? Of course, the answer may have something to do with when you were born. It may also have something to do with the type of music your parents listened to. And, believe it or not, it may also have to do with what your mother … Continue reading What Are Your First Musical Memories?
There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – How a Missing Genesis Album was Eclipsed by Van Halen
This week's Raised on the Radio Guest Post, is by Doug Foster. Doug and I go waaaay back and I am thrilled to have him on Raised on the Radio. Please click this link to read this post about love and loss and Van Halen, There Must Be Some Misunderstanding As much as I have … Continue reading There Must Be Some Misunderstanding – How a Missing Genesis Album was Eclipsed by Van Halen
A Letter to Carole King Concerning Tapestry
Dear Carole, In 1971 you released an album called "Tapestry". This is an album in which you either wrote all the songs either by yourself, or with a little help from your friends, with the exception of "You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman" and "Will You Love Me Tomorrow." I say this not … Continue reading A Letter to Carole King Concerning Tapestry
Memories of Jim Croce, Like Time in a Bottle – Guest post by Meg Hammil
I think most of us experienced in our youth what I think of as a “Day the Music Died” moment. We learned about the unexpected death of a performer we admired, and not only did we feel what was for many the first twinges of mortality, but we grasped the bitter truth that even our heroes … Continue reading Memories of Jim Croce, Like Time in a Bottle – Guest post by Meg Hammil