I once did a presentation at a professional conference about pop culture for librarians. I was prompted to do this presentation after I mentioned Bruno Mars to several people in the profession and they had no idea who he was. This was back when he was first gaining popularity. At the same time, I overheard … More Being Pop Culture Ignorant is Not Cool
A Bowling For Soup cover of Hanson’s Where’s the Love featuring Hanson. The video is a pretty good Scooby Doo themed story.
I’ve recently been listening to a lot of the Garth Brooks channel on Sirius. It is a mix of his music and the music he likes. It’s usually a nice variety and sometimes it introduces me to music I missed when it was released. This one has been playing regularly and I really like it.
Eight years ago Jared Reddick, the lead singer of my favorite band Bowling For Soup, and Linus of Hollywood did an album together under the name Jarinus. They did a Kickstarter to fund the album. They did videos complimenting people who gave them a certain amount. Mine came up in my memories today. Here it … More A Saturday Quickie: Complimenting Me
I posted this week about meeting Bowling for Soup at a concert with my son. BFS is my favorite band and the only one I pay to see every time they are in the area. They have a new album coming soon and released a single yesterday. Here it is. Enjoy!
Facebook has reminded me that today is a day where I met famous in the past 10 years ago I took my son to his first concert. This was back when he wasn’t too cool to like the bands I like. We saw Bowling For Soup. The venue they were supposed to play closed so … More The One Where Tater Meets Famous People
This is one of the old country songs on my weird Spotify playlist. I think it’s a perfect song for social distancing and isolation
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.