2016 In MEMORIUM
Death of Alan Thicke at 69 Causes Growing Pains
Really? Alan Thicke, Now?
Greg Lake (of Emerson Lake and Palmer)
November 10th 1947 – December 7th, 2016
Singing This Song For You, Leon Russell
Robert Vaughn Dead at 83
The Man From Uncle Lives On
A Eulogy For Leonard Cohen
ELIE WIESEL PASSES
Elie Wiesel was more than just a Holocaust survivor. He was a life-long activist who valiantly stood up to bigotry hatred world wide. He died at the age of 87 on July 2nd, 2016 Rest in peace, sir. Hopefully, many others will come along to continue your fight and your legacy.
“China’s Hottest Grandpa” Turns 80
Happy Birthday, Wang!
What’s In Your DriveWay?
Sports Cars and Baby Boomers – mmm not so much these days
Knockin’ On Dylan’s Door
Academy has Given Up Waiting on Bob Dylan to Return His Calls
Boomer Spending Habits
Rolling Stones’ First New Album in Years!
Dropping in Time For “Blue And Lonesome” Christmas
Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Dies
In Memory of Arnold Palmer 1928-2016
Health, Mind, Body, Spirit
Teeniors® – A Company in Alberqueque coaches seniors in need of tech help
Orange Dinosaur Back From Extinction
OLDCHELLA?! Ouch! McCartney, Jagger, Dylan, The Who & Neil Young Together!
Tony The Tiger is back. Grrrreat News?
Singer/Songwriter and Humorist Kacey Jones Passes
Roku 3 Review
Part 8 of My Great American Journey
Charles Isherwood of the NY Times reviews a celebratory tribute to the black music explosion led by Berry Gordy’s Detroit famous Motown label. Read it here!
Fun and Games
Nintendo Goes Retro More
Joe Perry Health Update – More
New TIME Magazine – 99% Politics FREE Issue
As any reader of TIME Magazine know, one of the best and unbiased source for news is TIME Magazine and it’s one of the go to sources for political content. This latest issue (July 11th – 18th) touts on its cover that it is 99% POLITICS FREE. Truth be told, it’s more like 80%. Nevertheless, there are a lot of gems in this issue. It includes 240 REASONS To CELEBRATE AMERICA with contributions by Hank Aaron, Paul Simon,Ken Burns, T. Boone Pickens, Dolly Parton, Garrison Keillor and may others. Pick up a copy at a news stand today!
Scotty Moore, Elvis’s Guitarist Dies at 84
Scotty Moore, the original guitarist in Elvis Presely’s band has died. According to the BBC News, he had been reportedly in poor health for several months. Read more on the BBC website.
Led Zeppelin Dodged a Bullet
A court has found that Led Zeppelin did NOT steal the intro to “Stairway To Heaven” from the band, Spirit. This is a great relief to Led Zeppelin and their fans around the world. For Spirit and their fans – not so much. However, fans of both camps know that in all likelihood, Jimmy DID nick the lick, because the two bands toured together all those years ago and how could that intro not become an ear-worm for Jimmy? That said, the rest of the song kicks ass and has nothing in common with the song Taurus. It would have become a classic anyway. I mean come on… we’re talking about LED ZEPPELIN!