Jessica Pratt – On Your Own Love Again

On Your Own Love Again is the second studio album from singer/songwriter Jessica Pratt.  Released in 2015, the album has received high praise and made several ‘best of’ lists for the year.  Categorized as folk or indie-folk, her sound is quiet and simple with seldom more than acoustic guitar to accompany her voice. After listening … More Jessica Pratt – On Your Own Love Again

Weekend Ramble – Are We Getting Too Old for This?

In 1971, the great musician Louis Armstrong died at the age of 69.  Our parents shook their heads and lamented that he went so young.  As teenagers, we looked at our folks with puzzled faces.  So young?  69?   Get real. Well, things have come full circle, haven’t they? I started writing this blog five … More Weekend Ramble – Are We Getting Too Old for This?

Throwback Thursday – R.I.P. Glenn Frey (Heartache Tonight)

The music world lost another one earlier this week as the news of Glenn Frey’s death hit the internet on Monday.  It is a significant loss for music lovers in general, but particularly so for us Baby Boomers.  Coming on the heels of David Bowie’s departure, it feels like the second of a one-two punch. Because of the … More Throwback Thursday – R.I.P. Glenn Frey (Heartache Tonight)

Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear

Have you ever found yourself talking with someone that you’ve just met, perhaps even someone you’ve looked forward to meeting, only to realize that everything this person says is condescending, arrogant, or smugly self-deprecating? That’s how I felt as I listened to I Love You Honeybear, the latest album from artist Father John Misty; I just wanted … More Father John Misty – I Love You Honeybear

Weekend Ramble – Music and the Movies

Awhile back, I referenced the Oscar-winning 1985 movie Amadeus to illustrate a point.  I’m going back to that well again today to illustrate yet another point.  This time, the half-witted king has banned music from the ballet, much to Mozart’s dismay.  The king shows up unexpectedly at a rehearsal just to see how things are going.  After … More Weekend Ramble – Music and the Movies