Travel back in time, year by year, with three 50 year-olds to find out what was happening back in the day and which song is actually the best song for each year they’ve been alive.
By Jeff Symonds On the 1983 podcast, we talked about debut records, and I suggested that the Violent Femmes record from that year was one of the all-time greatest debut records, maybe in the top 2 or 3. And boy did I hear it from people! J So I went back and double checked, and as … Continue reading Debutante Ball–Who Wowed ‘Em Out of the Gate?!
Break-ups can be messy in the music world. Singers have their medium to work through their emotions and if their song becomes a hit—or a career (Taylor Swift)—then we have this strange ringside seat as we pick through their heartache. Think of Justin Timberlake’s “Cry Me A River,” where we not only know it’s about … Continue reading Sexual Healing Indeed
While deciding on the best song of 1979 in our 50 Years of Music podcast, we couldn’t help but spend a few moments mocking the syrupy sweetness of piña coladas, pointing out the flaws of consummating a relationship in the dunes on the Cape (or any beach setting), and marveling at the lack of moral fiber in … Continue reading Start Fixing That Piña Colada