Posts Tagged ‘The Carpenters’

My Musical Evolution – Part 51 Scratchy 45 Days

The Jackson 5 – Never Can Say Goodbye Paul Simon – 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover Rod Stewart – Tonight’s The Night The Caprenters – Yesterday Once More Alice Cooper – I Never Cry Another instance where things seems so odd to me. In the mid to late 80’s I became more familiar with […]

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 46 Scratchy 45 Days

Steely Dan – Rikki Don’t Lose That Number In the years after I began to collect Compact Discs, I would often try to acquire all thsese great songs from The Scratchy 45 Days and I would become an even bigger fan of these artists. Steely Dan is one of those where I liked the songs in […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 35 Scratchy 45 Days

Simon & Garfunkel – Sound Of Silence I think mom bought this because we asked her to. It doesn’t really fit into her typical style. I think we thought it was kind of funny. Dr. Hook – Cover Of The Rolling Stone This is more mom’s speed. The Mamas & The Papas – Monday Monday […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 34 Scratchy 45 Days

At what age do kids naturally begin to talk about music in school? I can’t seem to put my finger on it. One day it was Planet Of The Apes and The Six Million Dollar Man the next it was all about KISS and Bohemian Rhapsody. I think Bohemian Rhapsody sticks out as one of […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 32 Scratchy 45 Days

So we’re back to the hits of the 70’s. I hope you enjoyed the side trip into classical. I also hope that I’m painting a good enough picture of the diversity of music in my early years. I think this diversity has not only been with me my entire life but has broadened significantly over […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 28 Scratchy 45 Days

When I was living in Vermont, we used to substitute “Saxtons River” for “West Virginia” it just seemed natural. Great song as were many of John Denver’s songs. John Denver – Country Roads The Righteous Brothers – Rock And Roll Heaven The 5th Dimension – One Less Bell To Answer Olivia Newton-John – If Not […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 26 Scratchy 45 Days

Mom really could pick them. Olivia Newton-John – Please, Mr. Please Paul McCartney & Wings – Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey Steely Dan – Do It Again The Carpenters – Hurting Each Other It is hard to listen to Karen Carpenter without thinking about how insidious anorexia is. So sad. The Partridge Family – I’ll […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 21 No Country For THIS Old Man

Mom had this album in her collection. To this day, I have never heard it. I can’t even say if it was hers or left by Dad or something else. I remember the cover vividly.  In fact, to get this image I went to Bing image search and typed in Frankie Laine Hell Bent For […]

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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