Finishing up with our Odds & Ends, something the late Scott McKenzie, of San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers in Your Hair) fame, did with his Music that to my knowledge was unique, and went extremely undetected by listeners.
He re-wrote the same song 3 times in the course of his…
I hope you are ready for Some Odds & Ends, I Am Ready!
As I was playing the first Set, the title of the album of one of the songs reminded me of Alan Freed.
Further, something triggered a memory of him being born in December.
Turned out I was right- Dec. 15th 1921.
After the Intermission, we continue with 1946's It's A Wonderful Life and the project of inserting an updated Rock & Roll Soundtrack into it.
And it is true, I did have a box of tissues nearby.
After all these years, this Movie still gets to…
I wanted to do this for a long time, provide a Rock & Roll Soundtrack to the much loved and immensely popular movie, It's A Wonderful Life.
Soundtracks albums are very important and profitable for Movies nowadays.
That was not the case in…
We continue with the Christmas Party, and you know how at some parties there is one clown who starts trouble?
Well, at our Party that Troublemaker will be ME!
With tongue-firmly-planted-in-cheek, I'll take a musical look at what I call "The…
Welcome to the annual two-week Christmas Party.
It is usually an exercise in experimentation, and this year is no exception.
All I knew when I sat down to do this show was that I had an opening song- then it took on a life of its…
Using the Rat Race to make Money for Christmas Gifts, etc. for this Holiday Season.
A friend wrote me with a suggestion for a song to end the Series with.
Two things- first, I think I have a better pick to end it with, and as is so often the…
You know, I never did end the Rat Race Series.
So after flippant diversion and neglect on my part, we go back to the Rat Race to earn some money for Christmas Gifts and all the other things that go with the Holidays.
It's all about Working For…
Moving on to John Lennon in our remembrance of the lives of two men who were a part of something that probably will never happen again, the phenomenon that was the Beatles.
Dec. 8th 1980 is the unforgettable night John died of gunshot wounds.…