Sade

The enigmatic British singer Helen Folasade Adu , or known to fans as Sade, has not released many albums in 37 years, but when she does, it is a grand statement. Like the reclusive Kate Bush, Sade likes her privacy and time away from from the demands of pop stardom. Sade’s voice is instantly recognizable; the … More Sade

McCartney III

I was reluctant to purchase this, the latest music from Sir Paul, so I haven’t. It was loaned to me. Paul’s music in the 2000s has been disappointing to me. Sorry, but it is lackluster compared to his best work. I hold him to a high standard, the one he established. My main complaint with … More McCartney III

Harry Dean Stanton

I have always like Harry Dean, now I am reading an interesting biography about him. Harry Dean came from a poor, Kentucky family, who used the G.I. Bill to study acting after WWII.  In many later roles, he portrayed humble, quiet, slightly mysterious mean that you did not screw with.  He was that way in … More Harry Dean Stanton

1960s Pop-Rock

The wonderful thing about the 1960s was the smorgasbord of musical styles and blended genres. After awhile, it was hard to tell one style from another. Is it rock or pop or R&B or folk – or a combination? Sure, the difference between Herman’s Hermits and The Yardbirds is obvious, as is the difference between … More 1960s Pop-Rock