I was just starting to work on my annual “Top Ten Songs of 2012…So Far!” piece when I got an email from Billboard announcing their mid-year music awards. I remember when they did it last year it inspired me to do my thing, which by the way, got me a lot of page views. Billboard … More Vote in Billboard’s Mid-Year Music Awards
It’s hard to believe it, but Writing Wednesday is here already and all I’ve got this week is stuff from John’s World. Here’s a recap of some of this week’s top stories: Whitney Houston Several big things have happened this week, most notably the tragic death of singer Whitney Houston. The story broke out early … More February 15th, 2012 – Writing Wednesday
I’ve said before that November is one of my favorite months. Of course being my birthday month helps, but there’s another thing I love about this month and that’s my favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. To me, Thanksgiving is the one of the most special holidays around because it’s all about taking the time to appreciate all … More The First Six Thanksgiving Thanks
Source: Coventry Telegraph Okay, well last week I published my “Writing Wednesday” on Friday, so at least I’m a bit closer this time. Once again, time hasn’t allowed me to do too much by way of the written word, and so I can use all the help I can get… Gather Rihanna tops Madonna as … More October 13th, 2011 – Writing Wednesday; Hats Off to Lisa; Walmartian of the Week
Good day everyone! It’s a gorgeous day outside today, though a bit on the chilly side. I have other posts to do, so I’m going to get right to my latest entry into the A-Z Challenge: I is for iPods… … and iTunes and iPhones and iPads… But really, as a true connoisseur of music, … More I is for iPod
I’ve been thinking a lot about the power of music lately. Throughout my whole life, music has played an integral part. Songs of all kinds have been there through it all, from happy childhood memories to good times with friends, from tender moments with a loved one to moments of heartbreak, creating a soundtrack of … More January 23, 2011 – The Power of Music
Culture Club was one of the most iconic new wave bands of the 80’s. Led by androgynous lead singer Boy George, the group spent a good portion of the decade at the top of the charts. After finding successes with such songs as “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and “Time”, off of their … More Essential Albums of the 80’s: Culture Club’s "Colour by Numbers"