A Strange Convergence of Ideas

Yesterday XM's programming merged with Sirius'.  I could blame that. I could blame it on seeing Taylor Swift singing "Photograph" with Def Leppard. I could also blame Richard Cheese's great cover of "Hey Ya" that played on my iPod yesterday. Last night, I saw a few minutes of Kenny Chesney aping Jimmy Buffett on the … Continue reading A Strange Convergence of Ideas

Fargo Rock City

..."Photograph" is the best Journey song ever made. I grew up in the 80s.  I grew up in what was, for all intents and purposes, a small town in South Louisiana.  I grew up liking 80s metal. There I said it. Ratt was my favorite band.  Or maybe it was Van Halen.  Eventually it was … Continue reading Fargo Rock City

Jacked Up

Stephe and I were discussing the “Jack” radio format that is slowly invading American radio. It seems like a good idea.  A larger, more varied playlist with fewer repeats. As usual, the practical application is something far different. Stephe was telling me he heard Morris Day followed by Heart then Def Leppard.  That sounded about typical … Continue reading Jacked Up