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ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.6

In the previous Chapter, I said this is right where I want to be.

It’s a nice diversion as Sax And The City Grooves Into Jazz.

Including my favorite Jazz Song, which 2 years after its release,…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 11, 2018 at 9:03pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.5

Sax And The City returns after a week off so I could plead the 4th!

This is trouble- between me thinking of more Sax songs and people making better suggestions than they ever have, this Series may never end, lol!…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 9, 2018 at 9:48pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 4TH OF JULY 2018 PT.1

Once again, my failure to turn the Calendar Page, as is often the case, interrupts the Sax And The City shows.

At the last moment, I discovered we are just days away from the 4th Of July- in other words it's Almost Independence…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 3, 2018 at 10:12pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 4TH OF JULY 2018 PT.2

It is America's 242nd Birthday, the day the Declaration Of Independence was approved and ratified, July 4th, 1776.

Older than me, but I'm pretty damned independent too!

The firing of cannons and muskets accompanied the first public readings of the…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 3, 2018 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.4

The Amazing Sound Of The Saxophone is what we are listening to in Sax And The City.

And now we come to The Greatest Band That Ever Existed, always a good idea in any Musical Endeavor.

They have…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 27, 2018 at 9:36pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.3

More Wailing Saxophone as I move through the years with Sax And The City.

I replayed a Song from last week because I talked over it, it was necessary as I was running short of time- but it was the only 45 RPM a guy's father ever…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 25, 2018 at 9:06pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.2

We move on with Sax And The City- our Celebration Of The Saxophone!

They are still in Rock & Roll but nowhere near as prevalent as in those Early Days in The 1950’s.

Sometimes the Sax wails…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 21, 2018 at 9:47pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.1

It’s the start of a new Series, a Celebration Of The Saxophone!

With no apologies to HBO and their old Series, I am calling this Sax And The City!

This could go long, there’s lots to choose…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 20, 2018 at 8:46pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND THE SUMMER OF LOVE PT.14

A lot of traveling in this Episode, finishing up in L.A. and then a trip across country back to New York.

After that, a short stop on Long Island, before the long journey across the pond to more of the scene in…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 13, 2018 at 11:12pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND THE SUMMER OF LOVE PT.13

I realize just how impossible it is to play all the songs I want to in this 1967 And The Summer Of Love series, no matter how many years it takes.

In this opening half, I'll have something I couldn't ignore, Protest Music...just…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 11, 2018 at 9:49pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CARL PERKINS PT.2

We'll close out our featured artist in this final episode, beginning with a song I would have bought based on the title alone.

I'll have the 3rd of the songs the Beatles covered by Carl.…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 6, 2018 at 10:18pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CARL PERKINS PT.1

I was busy this week so this is an old show, I mean an OLD show, lol!

Among all my favorite kinds of music, Rockabilly has always been right up there.

There is a raucous letting go that…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 4, 2018 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: GLORIOUS FOOD PT.2 END

Food, Glorious Food is the Theme.

After a quick Picnic, a trip to one of the truly great places for Food, New Orleans.

And since NOLA Food is so rich,…

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Added by Mike Pell on May 31, 2018 at 2:46pm — 3 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: GLORIOUS FOOD PT.1

I am sure many of you went to a Barbecue this past Memorial Day.

Almost guaranteed were Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and French Fries!

I went to do an Odds and Ends show with that subconsciously in my…

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Added by Mike Pell on May 29, 2018 at 10:12pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: MEMORIAL DAY PT.2 END

The Memorial Day Remembrance concludes for this year, but in my heart continues the other 364 days.

This time, I'll open with a song about a guy who, I hate to say it, would have made it easier on his family and himself if he had…

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Added by Mike Pell on May 23, 2018 at 8:51pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: MEMORIAL DAY PT.1

Memorial Day is May 28th, it used to always be on May 30th before our fixation with Monday Holidays.

It is a day of Remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service- the ultimate…

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Added by Mike Pell on May 21, 2018 at 10:21pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SPRING MATING SEASON PT.2

Spring Mating Season continues for Humans and other Earthly and Earthy Creatures.

I’ll note the…
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Added by Mike Pell on May 16, 2018 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SPRING MATING SEASON PT.1

Spring is Mating Season for Birds as well as many other earthly creatures.

Although humans mate all year round, studies have found that counting back from birth dates indicates two peak periods- The Holidays (Christmas…
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Added by Mike Pell on May 14, 2018 at 10:18pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: JUKEBOX MUSIC PT.3

I began last week with Music dedicated to the glorious Jukebox.

They started as wooden boxes and graduated to those beautiful old Wurlitzers, Seeburgs and…
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Added by Mike Pell on May 7, 2018 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

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