A long time ago my son and I were supposed to go see Bowling For Soup in concert in Baltimore. The place they were supposed to perform closed down and they ended up playing a rooftop bar in the rain. My son and I attended and he got to meet the lead singer after we … More A Tater Musical Interlude – Douchebag by Patent Pending
First the question – how do you find new music? As I’ve written before, a lot of my new music has come from discovering bands when they opened for another band at a concert. I used to make myself listen to a pop music radio station on the way to work so I would hear … More A Question and a Musical Interlude(Fireflies by Dave Hause
I decided I would start randomly sharing some videos of songs from lesser known artists I enjoy. This is the song that had me singing while I did yard work today. Ryan doesn’t like it when people say it has a Bon Jovi vibe, but I think it does.
A commercial is playing constantly during basketball that uses the lyrics to Opportunities by the Pet Shop Boys. I mentioned on Facebook that for some reason my brain has changed the last lyrics to “let’s make smarter monkeys” for some reason. It’s in my head all the time. I decided to see if I could … More Planet of the Apes: The Musical – Apeortunites
Our sophisticated A.I. judges your awful taste in music. — Read on pudding.cool/2020/12/judge-my-spotify/ I saw this going around on Twitter so I thought I would give it a go. Here are my results.
Yesterday LA on Waking Up on the Wrong Side of 50 posed the following Top five top front person of a band whose name is not included in the title of the band. I decided I would think about it and post mine today. Of course, I didn’t really think about it so I will … More Saturday Question – Best Front Person of a Band Not Included in the Title of the Band
A long, long time ago I was the acting teen librarian at work. I needed to come up with some sort of class for teens. I walked out of my office and asked a coworker for any suggestions. She said “American Idol” is really popular. Maybe something with that.” I took the suggestion and ran … More Tater and His Idol Kids
I normally wouldn’t start year in review posts this early, but since Spotify gave me the option I will go ahead. I don’t have premium so I can choose my playlist but not what songs play when. I typically only use it when walking. So, this is not a full picture of my year in … More My Year in Music According to Spotify
One day I was cleaning the bathroom while my wife worked from home. I was listening to my playlist on Spotify while cleaning. My wife asked if the music was randomly selected or if I chose it. I told her that I built the playlist. She said that she assumed so because it was too … More My Weird Spotify Playlist
Yesterday was the anniversary of Elvis’s death. As usual, my Facebook feed had several posts of people talking about how they remember where they were when they heard about his death. I do remember. I was 8 years old. I was staying at my grandmother’s house while my dad was in the hospital. It is … More My “Elvis” Story