Not only did we forget the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carpenters[/lastfm]‘ “Merry Christmas Darling” back when we listed our Top 10 Christmas Songs, we forgot the Peanuts Gang singing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” What’s up with that?
And so [mp3com-artist]John Mayer[/mp3com-artist] begat [mp3com-artist]Counting Crows[/mp3com-artist]. And Counting Crows begat [mp3com-artist]Jimmy Gilmer[/mp3com-artist]. But only in my mind.
“Most peculiar, mama…”
[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Chuck Mangione[/lastfm] was born in Rochester, NY, not so far from my hometown that he couldn’t come to town and play the local high school once a year. So, when he became a pop […]
Poking through some albums that had been in storage, I came across [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Greg Kihn[/lastfm]‘s 1982 set, Kihntinued. One of my favorites from the album when I was digging it 30 years ago was “Testify.” […]
As far as I was concerned, Gary “U.S.” Bonds was just “breaking into the scene” in 1981 when he went Top 10 with “This Little Girl.” Little did I know that his very first single, […]