Well, today is Thursday and we are leaving Louisville, Kentucky and heading south towards Nashville, Tennessee. Since we’re going to the country music capital of the world, how could I not post some country music? Since I’m not really a country music person, there’s not a whole lot in my repertoire to choose from. I … More Song of the Day – Coal Miner’s Daughter – Loretta Lynn
Listen to your heartwhen he’s calling for you.Listen to your heartthere’s nothing else you can do.I don’t know where you’re goingand I don’t know why,but listen to your heartbefore you tell him goodbye. Swedish pop duo Roxette had a string of hits in the late 80’s, early 90’s, and this was the one that endured. … More Flashback Friday Song of the Day – Listen to Your Heart – Roxette
Ugh, I’ve been so, so busy lately and I’ve had so little time to dedicate to any sort of writing, but I cannot let this day end without acknowledging a very special and solemn anniversary. It was 20 years ago today that my nana, my mother’s mother, Mary Randazzo, passed away. Nana always was and … More For Nana, My Angel
Earlier this week it was announced that Long Island native and late 80’s/early 90’s pop star Taylor Dayne will be performing at this year’s Long Island Pride Parade in Huntington Village on June 14th. Taylor always had a powerful set of pipes that worked well on the dance floor and in ballads, too. The singer’s … More Flashback Friday Song of the day – Tell It to My Heart – Taylor Dayne
This week might just be dubbed an unofficial new music week as I share another one of my friend Sonny’s picks on the mix CD he made for me. This one’s by Charli XCX, who appears on Saturday’s Song of the Day, Fancy by Iggy Azalea, and it’s very 80’s. Check out Nuclear Season…
Our Flashback Friday Song of the Day goes all the way back to 1988 and this kind of percussive groove would become the signature sound for the short-lived, but fantabulous band Soul II Soul, whose sound became popular and would be replicated in many forms for several years throughout the late 80’s and early 90’s. … More Flashback Friday Song of the Day – Keep On Movin’ – Soul II Soul
Here’s a feel good song I had forgotten about until I heard it somewhere yesterday. Ooh, this one got a lot of plays on my record player back in the day, lol. Happy Friday!