A Swinging Jazz Christmas Playlist

  The table is set, the lights are turned down just the right amount to make the room sparkle and the cheesy Christmas decorations are hidden in another room – leaving only the very tasteful decorations you share with company. Now shove the kids in another room with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and enjoy oneContinue reading “A Swinging Jazz Christmas Playlist”

Martini Lounge Christmas Playlist

‘Tis the season. Whether you partake or not, you can’t help but tap your toes to this special brand of Christmas music. So pull up a chair, grab a martini and enjoy yourself at the Raised on the Radio Christmas Lounge. A Martini Lounge Christmas YouTube on the top, bottom links go straight to *iTunesContinue reading “Martini Lounge Christmas Playlist”

Thanks Dad, For Raising Me on The Radio

The site happens to have an apt title that resonates with me,because I was almost literally raised on the radio by parents who were, and still are, drawn to the music of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s. The literal edge of being raised on the radio stems from the fact that Dad, Tony, is aContinue reading “Thanks Dad, For Raising Me on The Radio”

Sunday Playlist – Dinner Party Music

Whether you are relaxing at home or heading out, I hope you have great music to listen to. We all know that music sets a mood, when you are visiting with friends and family the last thing you need is jarring music in the background. Dinner Party Music should uplift without being noticed, you shouldContinue reading “Sunday Playlist – Dinner Party Music”

Lessons Learned From a Cheap Trick Concert

It’s the end of the summer; we try and make it to as many concerts at our local Ravinia Festival during their short season. It’s a completely unique venue, sprawling lawn lot’s of giant trees shading the area, planted in the middle of a residential neighborhood. It was originally built in the 1940’s as theContinue reading “Lessons Learned From a Cheap Trick Concert”