Tag Archives: pop music

Please Let Me Wonder

“And now here we are here together…” Posted on August 25, 2016 by labeak52 The whole trip had been my idea, but it hadn’t been hard to sell. We drove 200 miles from Charleston, West Virginia to Roanoke, Virginia last weekend to see … Continue reading

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The Streets of Baltimore

Posted on December 6, 2018by labeak52 One of the charms of country music is its economy of expression.  A great country song expresses complex emotions in simple words and accessible metaphors: “Your love is colder than a foggy river, rollin’ over a heart … Continue reading

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New Song

  I’ve  worked all my life for the BMI Puttin’ the squeeze on the little guy  . I’m gonna find the puniest guy in town Walk in his place and shut him down Don’t care if I leave ‘em with … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll

        Think awhile on rock and roll The kind that gets you goin’ Guitar, keyboard, bass and drums To set your soul a’glowin’ . Some say that it’s the devil’s work Some say that it’s the Lord’s … Continue reading

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Keep Me Singing

      So many of my peers started smoking cigarettes in high school and, sometime before they turned 40, started to see and feel the evidence that what the Surgeon General had been telling them on the sides of … Continue reading

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Please Let Me Wonder

  The whole trip had been my idea, but it hadn’t been hard to sell. We drove 200 miles from Charleston, West Virginia to Roanoke, Virginia last weekend to see Brian Wilson in concert. We were lucky to have all … Continue reading

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Caroline Yes

Have you seen the official trailer for Love and Mercy? The one that starts with a shot of Brian Wilson’s shoes on the floor of the showroom of the Cadillac dealership? It’s a fantastic, two-minute piece of work; almost seamlessly … Continue reading

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More Love and Mercy

If you’ve been reading this blog regularly, you know that I just saw the movie Love and Mercy, which is the story of Brian Wilson’s life. If you read my review, you’ll also know that I was crazy about the … Continue reading

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What Stevie Wonder Can Do For You

When you dig out those old records and have time to put them on and are brave enough to put them on He can make you remember           (yester-me, yester-you, yesterday) The thrills and the love            (for once I have … Continue reading

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