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Growing up, parody and satire songs were amongst my favorites. We had 8-tracks and LPs of “Goofy Gold” and “Funky Favorites”, both chock full of classic novelty tunes that we practically wore out as kids. “Weird” Al Yankovic was one of my … Continue reading
Before getting into this week’s entry, I would be remiss if I did not at least give a tip of the hat to the Purple One, who we recently lost. I was never a huge fan of Prince, though what … Continue reading
Robert Earl Keen is a Texas original. His laconic, plaintive delivery of country music is as distinctive as his songwriting prowess. According to Allmusic.com he “mixes Texas twang, folk wit, and rock muscle.” I love what he does and how … Continue reading
When I got married, I was pleasantly surprised to find that my and my wife’s CD collections complemented each other nicely. There was very little overlap, but she dug most of what I contributed and vice versa. As a result, … Continue reading