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Stay: Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs; Jackson Browne; Cyndi Lauper

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Stay. This is a terrific 50s doo-wop song. We will start with the original song by Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, and then we will review covers from Jackson Browne and also by Cyndi Lauper. 2,743 more words

Rock And Roll

A.K.A., ME

“‘Cause I’ve been up and down this highway
Far as my eyes can see
No matter how fast I run
I can never seem to get away from me… 90 more words

Words To The Wise OR Not

#SaturdaySongs No.1 - Take It Easy

Some months ago I added the words ‘with occasional music’ to the tagline for this blog. Over the four years I’ve been doing this I have shared many music videos with you, and last week as part of the 3 Days 3 Quotes challenge I chose music as one of the themed days for my quotes. 961 more words

#The Eagles

Raising the Vibration

As I drove my daughter to school this morning I was overcome by a powerful urge to hear a song.  It was an old favorite from that period between the wilting of Flower Power and the rise of Punks. 746 more words


October 9: Happy Birthday Steve McQueen and John Lennon

Director and producer Steve McQueen turns 47 today (he should not be confused with the actor of the same name, who will be turning up here next March).  1,082 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Happy Birthday to John Lennon and Jackson Browne

Today marks the birthday of two of my music icons John Lennon and Jackson Browne. John would have been 76 years old if he had not been killed. 544 more words


Classic Rock Almanac October 9, 2016


2007-Eric Clapton‘s memoir, Clapton: The Autobiography, is published.

2007-Ringo Starr and George Harrison‘s widow, Olivia, attend the unveiling of Yoko Ono‘s Imagine Peace Tower on Videy Island, off the coast of Reykjavik, Iceland, on what would have been… 451 more words