Category: music

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Christmas Wrapping

Why isn’t there an “Official” video for this song? Every Christmas I get  the Waitresses’ Christmas Wrapping stuck in my… read more Christmas Wrapping

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Imagine 30 Years Ago

Bowie credits Lennon for inspiring “Fame.” Thirty years ago today. Where was I? High School. It feels like I was… read more Imagine 30 Years Ago

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Tuesday Tickler: Apache

I don’t know which is funnier, this scene from the Prince of Bel Air, or the original that’s been floating… read more Tuesday Tickler: Apache

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Every Sha La La La

Sometimes when I sit down to write, I open my Web browser intending to find the source of a quote… read more Every Sha La La La

Posted in music ohrwurm

Twilight Time

I wouldn’t call it an earworm (or ohrwurm) as defined by EarwormsResearch.org – “the earworm phenomenon – getting a catchy,… read more Twilight Time

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For the Record

Listening to Rosanne Cash speak at the Times Center got me thinking about what “The List” I give my children… read more For the Record

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Cassette Regret

I sold my entire cassette collection (over 100 New Wave classics from the 80s and 90s) for $12 on Craig’s… read more Cassette Regret

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Make Music New York 06.21.08

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoW1jjsFQjo] It was a case of wrong place, wrong time for my wife, the boys, and me at this year’s… read more Make Music New York 06.21.08

Posted in music ohrwurm

The Conqueror Ohrwurm

You know… When the sun shines We’ll shine together Told you I’ll be here forever Said I’ll always be your… read more The Conqueror Ohrwurm