Tag Archives: doo-wop

Arthur Lee Maye – Singing Outfielder

The greatest singing athlete ever! That’s what he said. I’m not going to argue. Just listen to this.    Oooh Rooba Lee I’m trying to think of other singing athletes. Harmon Killebrew? Reggie Jackson? Yogi Berra? I don’t think so. … Continue reading

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Where Did This Stuff Come From?

   Sometimes, you don’t know what you’ve got, until you look. There’s stuff. A glove your dog brought home. A gift you’ve never opened. Something your husband forgot to tell you about. All the junk in the basement. In closets, … Continue reading

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No Particular Place to go — Car Crazy

   Drive My Car   The BeatlesThe engine was combustible, just like I felt. Whether it was an old beater or a red GTO, it was going to take me away from the house and out of my parent’s clutches. At … Continue reading

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Sir Doug! – Solid Mover and Texas Tornado.

   Doug Sahm was so rock and roll, he never stopped smiling. From the time of his radio debut at age five, he played anything with strings and had his ears wide open. He was also so Texas, born in … Continue reading

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What’s on the Box! – 5.12.15

   As Mose says, Look Out! Stand Back! It’s late afternoon, gray clouds bump over the hills, the dog needs to be fed, papers are piling up on the desk, and the tunes are coming at me through the speakers … Continue reading

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In The Mood – Mode Four

It’s snowing. The lights are up. The tree is decorated. Everyone is hurrying to find just the right thing for just the right person. Music plays everywhere. White Christmas   The Drifters Bells are ringing, voices join together, and stratocasters bend … Continue reading

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The Perfect Motown Song!

  Is there such a thing? I know, it’s subjective. A matter of judgment. This kind of declaration could be influenced by many things – how old you were when you first heard it, who you were with, what you … Continue reading

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