Posts Tagged ‘Bryan Adams’

My Musical Evolution – Part 306 Roach Days Revisited The Romance Glacier & The Road To No Where

The summer of 1987 was all about little changes. I had sold my gigantic Ford Galaxie 500 and gotten into a sporty little Comet. I had my Easter Epiphany and had scaled back on my vices. I wanted to return to a slower, simpler existence.  Which is probably why I began to hang out with […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 200 The Rise & Fall Of ’84

In August, Lisa had encouraged me to take part in some church weekend for teens. She was a Catholic girl but in the style of Biily Joel and not Frank Zappa. How could I refuse her. So I went to Our Lady Of Good Hope and actively participated. I wanted her to know that I […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 198 The Rise & Fall Of ’84

Even during the Rise part of The Rise & Fall Of ’84, there recurring issues with Lisa’s ex. The wooly cotton brains of memory seemed to have smoothed it over but if I look deeper into it, it was a frequent problem. Did I not see it? Did I bet too many chips on hope? […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 191 The Rise & Fall Of ’84

The memory is a strange thing. How does it decide what to hold close and what to let go. How is it possible that something that seems so vividly remembered can often be skewed or altered over time.  My inital look back to The Rise & Fall Of ’84 was filled with innocent images of […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 188 The Rise & Fall Of ’84 Summer On Wheels

Lisa had a paper route. She delivered papers to who knows how many homes in her little neighborhood. To speed up the process, she did it on roller skates.  If I wanted to spend time with her, I had to join her on the route. I jogged at first but skating looked kind of fun. I […]

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