Tag Archives: music

My Totally 80s Pandemic

At the start of the pandemic, we watched all eight Harry Potter films over consecutive nights. The pandemic, unfortunately, outlasted the marathon. What next? When Deb and the children moved on to “Game of Thrones,” I watched a single episode … Continue reading

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10 Days, 10 Albums

I’ve been nominated by absolutely no one to choose 10 albums that have greatly influenced my taste in music (or just served as a TV-dinner trays). 10 consecutive days – 1 each day. Just post the album cover – no … Continue reading

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ABBA über alles

The first album I ever bought was by Valdy, a barely remembered Canadian folk artist, and it wasn’t even the album with that one hit. I have no idea what prompted me to buy it. I mean, Side 1 was … Continue reading

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Hello, Drake? It’s Adele.

“You used to call me on my cel-l-l-l pho-o-o-ne…” My daughter Abby looked up at me, puzzled, appalled. “How do you know that song?” she asked, which, now that I think about it, might have been code for, “Please stop … Continue reading

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No Green Day! and other year-end music suggestions

At the school where I work, I’m responsible for putting together the year-end slide show, usually a PowerPoint of photos and music. Ours is shown on the final night of the school year. If people cry, I’ve done my job. … Continue reading

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