Tag: music

  • image shows a Swedish Valborg bonfire

    #129 From Valborg Fires to Friendly Faces

    It’s a two for one special today! We’ve got Lee and Alan, both from the UK. We chat about Valborg, defend Systembolaget and share some tips on meeting people through […]

  • What to wear, what to wear…

    I’m going to two “musical events” this week. One tonight and one tomorrow. Trying to figure out what to wear to each one. Hope I don’t get them confused. Tonight […]

  • Special Lady

    There’s a chain of restaurants in the southern U.S. called “Waffle House.” It’s a good place to go if you’re: – Poor – Hungry after midnight – In College Back […]

  • Up, up and away in my beautiful baboon

    This is what I thought was being played on the radio back when I was about 8 years old. “Wouldn’t you like to ride in my beautiful baboon?” I would […]

  • My husband – Mr. Synth Pop

    If I haven’t mentioned it before, my husband sings in 2 synth bands – Art Fact and Sine City.  He has a concert for each coming up soon, plus a […]

  • Spotify War

    My husband tried to mess up my Spotify recommendations today by playing numerous songs from the band Europe (“The Final Countdown”). This means war. I hope the husband enjoys “Wham […]

  • Abba reuniting?

    C’mon.  I can’t be the only one who thought that when they saw the headline.

  • If I could save time in a …..

    The whole family was riding in the car listening to Jim Croce’s “If I Could Save Time in a Bottle.”  I was thinking of the beautiful lyrics, the meaning, the […]

  • Long live creepy radio!

    When I lived in Houston, I enjoyed listening to the college radio station.  You never knew what they would be playing.  It could be anything from Robert Johnson to the […]

  • Under the Bridge

    Tonight I’m going to a club called “Under the Bridge” to watch my very talented husband perform.  Of course, when he first told me he was performing “under the bridge,” […]

  • Let’s Go Crazy!

    So there I am, sitting in a crowded subway surrounded by surly teenagers, when suddenly out of my pocket a little man from Minneapolis says, “Dearly Beloved, we are gathered […]

  • Speed of lightning, roar of thunder…

    If I were to start a music blog, I think my first post would be about the theme song to Underdog (popular cartoon from 1964-73).  I recently came across the […]

  • Bootsy!

    I don’t think anyone could listen to Bootsy Collins and be depressed.  If only we could all be as cool as Bootsy.  I hope my neighbors feel the same as […]