Posts Tagged ‘Donna Summer’

My Musical Evolution – Part 194 College Intermission Summer Job

In the summer, a temp agency placed me in a factory that made truck parts. Using an array of hydraulic presses, tourches and stamping devices, they turned flat pieces of metal in various thickness and density in to all manner of things that are used in building trucks. It was here that I discovered how labor unions […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 86 BFMS The Last Dance

Well, we’re about to wrap up the era known as BFMS. Maybe we should do an little recap. What have we learned so far? I liked what I felt was a wide variety of musical flavors. Pop music, Folk music, Disco, Rock and Roll, Classical, Show tunes,  and Soundtracks just about anything except for country.  For […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 80 BFMS You Should Be Dancing

I can’t understand why there ended up being such an anti-disco movement.  I thought some of it was rather clever. You know taking the Star Wars theme or classics like Beethoven’s 5th and discofying them.  I feel fortunate to be able to look back at this time in My Musical Evolution and find these great […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 76 BFMS Dance Hall Days

It wasn’t really a dance hall. It was the gym at Bellows Falls Middle School. Looking at it from a parent’s or administrators point of view, the middle school dance seems even more awkward than it felt when I was in 7th grade. I can’t shake this notion of it being a primitive rite as a […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 70 BFMS

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Where do these often lame titles for my musical eras come from? In my mind, my less than perfect memory and desire to categorize and organize has always had these “groupings” for the music that I have collected over the years. There are maybe half a dozen main categories. You’ve already been through The Scratchy […]

21st Century Academy Days Bee Gees BFMS Billy Idol Billy Joel Boston Bruce Springsteen Bryan Adams Chicago Classical College Intermission Donna Summer Duran Duran Genesis Huey Lewis & The News Iron Maiden Jim Croce John Cougar Mellencamp Journey KISS Kiss Age Madonna Metal Years Michael Jackson MTV Mötley Crüe New Age Olivia Newton-John Ozzy Osbourne Pat Benatar Paul McCartney Pink Floyd Prince Rise & Fall Of '84 Roach Days Revisited Scratchy 45 Days Soundtracks Space Mountain Styx The 5th Dimension The 90's The Carpenters The Cars The Police