Category Archives: Music

Songs For When When We Must STAY HOME

Here are some great parodies and a Billy Idol song to get you through the day. Let me know what your favorites are OR if I missed one you really like. #itsgoing2Bok    

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Beyond The Summer Of Love, ‘Get Together’ Is An Anthem For Every Season

My morning ritual involves coffee and listening to NPR. Specifically NHPR. I catch up on the news and listen to specific reoccurring pieces like STORY CORP. Recently they have been featuring songs that have become AMERICAN ANTHEMS. (Not to be … Continue reading

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1/15/2017 Dolores O’Riordan, the singer of the 1990s Irish band The Cranberries, died Monday in London, according to media reports. She was 46. The cause of death was not immediately made public. These were songs my wife and I played … Continue reading

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Worst Songs to Play at a Wedding

I’ve been doing stand up comedy for a while. I am not great, but I enjoy it. Yesterday I was trying to write some jokes from some previous notes. I had music on and  the U2 song “Still Haven’t Found … Continue reading

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Ave Maria

We each have a sound track to our life. Songs that we may only hear once but at a time where we will remember them forever. Maybe a song that we have heard a thousand times but then it plays … Continue reading

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15 classic metal albums whose titles are less dark than the Washington Post’s new motto

The Washington Post unveiled a cheery new motto this week: “Democracy dies in darkness.” The phrase now appears beneath the newspaper’s name on its website and Snapchat Discover page, although it has yet to make its way into the print … Continue reading

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A letter to my son on his graduation

Dear Chase, Congratulations on your high school graduation. Where to begin? All the years come suddenly to this moment and I am proud, I am thankful, I am emotional, I am nostalgic. And there is in me the dawning realization … Continue reading

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30 Days of Peace. 18

We can can make a difference. We can change the world. We just have to try. There are so many ways to bring Peace to the world. To make the world a better place.

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30 Days of Peace. 17

Don’t Want To Be an American Idiot. Oddly I was not in the USA when I first heard this song. It was getting HUGE airplay in Italy at the time. This song was strongly opposed by some people in the US … Continue reading

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A song on the radio can bring back the past with fierce (if mercifully transitory) immediacy. A first kiss, a good time with your friends, or an unhappy life passage. I can never hear “Born to Run” by Bruce Springsteen … Continue reading

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