Tag Archives: Rock music

My music playlist for today (August 9, 2012 edition)

There once was some Traffic that flowed in a wonderful way.  It was psychedelic.  It was harmonic.  At times, it had some serious bite to it.  It could be jazzy, and when it did this Traffic jammed in a very … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (August 1, 2012 edition)

“FN: What are you listening to lately? Any newer inspirations, or do you return to those who’ve inspired you for years? SH: OK, of course I mainly have great players that I have and will forever listen to: Django Reinhardt, … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (July 26, 2012 edition)

Here we are, on the day for classic rock in the playlist’s “giants week.” I’ve covered The Beatles already.  I did The Stones just recently.  Who might that leave me with among the giants of classic rock? The Who, indeed! … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 28, 2012 edition)

Album rock.  Arena rock.  Blues-rock.  Boogie rock.  Hard rock.  Contemporary pop/rock.  Dance-rock.  Southern rock.  So many of these descriptions have been placed on ZZ Top, and the thing is that so many of them fit so well. I’ll just leave … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 24, 2012 edition)

Get ready for some playlists this week containing a bunch of Bill Bruford. There’s still a ton of classic jazz from way back when that I could get to, but maybe it’s time to give some recognition to some of … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 21, 2012 edition)

To be honest, the ’80s were kind of a hit-or-miss proposition for me as a music fan.  There was some New Wave music that I liked, others I had a much harder time getting into.  I liked individual songs more … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 18, 2012 edition)

I’m somewhat picky when it comes to modern country music.  I don’t mind if some of it has a bit of a rock sound, but if it comes across more like straight rock-and-roll, well … if I want straight rock, … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 14, 2012 edition)

Again, this week’s music playlists are an attempt to focus on those ladies of song who could step out of one genre and be just as big in another, whether it’s opera or rock or jazz or country or soul … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (May 17, 2012 edition)

Boz Scaggs is one of those artists that bring back some pretty fond memories for me.  It takes me back to 1976 and the album “Silk Degrees.”  I’d just moved from a small, isolated, rural hometown — at age 15, … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (April 12, 2012 edition)

Sometimes I just let whatever’s playing on the radio determine what’s going to be in my playlist for a particular day, and it comes with a “gut feeling.” For today, that gut feeling came from hearing the mega-monster-smash hit tune … Continue reading

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