Summer Songs of the 1990s

Summer Songs From the 1990s What is a Summer Song? 1. The classic songs that describe summertime, vacations, beaches and the boardwalk. 2. The songs that were played in constant rotation on the radio, boardwalks and dance clubs that summer. Included are timeless, obvious songs like Summertime by Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince LFO… Read More

Summer Songs of the 1980s

Songs of the Summer – 1980s The eighties brought Summer Songs to us via movies (Kokomo, Axel F, Flashdance and Eye of The Tiger), Micheal Jackson’s songs and more ‘sunshine’, ‘hot’ and summer-ready songs. If a song’s title or primary lyrics are about Summer, that usually bumps it in nostalgia value on our Summer Music… Read More

Advice Songs From The 1970s

Decisions, Decisions! Advice Songs From The 1970s If life seems jolly rotten, There’s something you’ve forgotten, And that’s to laugh and smile and dance and sing. When you’re feeling in the dumps, Don’t be silly chumps. Just purse your lips and whistle. That’s the thing… -Monty Python (From Life of Brian) Giving and accepting advice… Read More

About Music of the 1960s

About Music of the Sixties: Things You Need To Know In 1960, New Orleans was the place to be apparently. Hits included Johnny Horton’s The Battle of New Orleans, Freddy Cannon’s Way Down Yonder In New Orleans, Gary US Bond’s New Orleans and Walking To New Orleans by Fats Domino scored in Billboard’s charts. Chubby… Read More

About Music of the Fifties

About Music of the Fifties… Things You Need To Know Rock and Roll, Jazz and Doo Wop evolved from the Blues, which came from the African-American community in the decades after slavery with gospel, spirituals, work songs, and chants which, with the addition of some instruments, became Rhythm and Blues. It’s a much longer story… Read More