Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

My Musical Evolution – Part 209 The Rise & Fall Of ’84 The Plunge

Suddenly, the music turned sad and soulful. Suddenly all the songs were about heartbreak and loss. Were they always there? I spent my days in a fog. Trying to figure out what could have happened. Trying to get her to talk to me. Trying to negotiate a return to how things were just a couple […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 208 The Rise & Fall Of ’84 The Deep Breath

If I had to graph my relationship with Lisa during The Rise & Fall Of ’84, I feel it would look like this. It was a steady climb that suddenly reached the stratosphere only to instantly come crashing back to earth in flames. So I go on that church weekend and after it was over […]

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 47 Scratchy 45 Days

Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) Carly Simon – That’s The Way I always Heard It should Be Chicago – Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is The Association – Windy The Jackson 5 – I’ll Be There Looking at Michael Jackson in this video gives me […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 25 Scratchy 45 Days

How many of mom’s 45s have we heard so far? We still have quite a few ahead of us. As I think about these old somgs and sample them on YouTube, i can’t help but feel like I’m dong one of those informercials for a Time-Life CD collection of 1970’s hits. Those really were great […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 18 Scratchy 45 Days

Remember a few posts back I told you that I was going to experiment with the format? I did a post of some random songs from The Scratchy 45 Days then I do a post focused on an Artist. I’m still not crazy about the results. One thing that comes to mind is the tag cloud […]

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