Category Archives: Music

Wacky Songs From the 70s

As I wrote last week, we’ve been having unseasonably warm weather here in Michigan.  Everything is flowering and budding, and it looks more like late May or early June than March.  The warmth has lasted long enough to convince me … Continue reading

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Bruuuuuce

In a few minutes I’m heading out to buy Bruce Springsteen’s new cd, Wrecking Ball.  This will be the 15th or 16th time I’ve rushed out on release day to buy his music, starting with Darkness on the Edge of Town … Continue reading

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Music to My Ears–CDs I Loved in 2011

A few days ago I made a list of CDs I loved last year so I could offer a “best of” for music the way I did mystery books and sci fi/fantasy books.  I took the time to make sure … Continue reading

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Going to a concert

Tonight kicks off the 35th Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, and I am happy and excited to say that I’ll be attending tomorrow night’s sold out show featuring Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, and Glen Campbell, along with Joe Henry, Sarah … Continue reading

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Christmas Playlist #2–They Said There’d Be Peace on Earth*

At some point during the Christmas season, even the most fervent Christmas lover is going to get a little down.  Maybe you’re just physically tired from adding shopping and baking and decorating to your already busy schedule.  Maybe you hear … Continue reading

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Christmas Playlist #1: Starts Me Off, Sets The Theme*

For Day 3 of my “Favorite Christmas Things,” I’m offering the first of what will probably be several Christmas playlists.  If you’re having trouble getting into the Christmas spirit, these songs should help.  They perk up my Christmas spirit no … Continue reading

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