Songs that Strike a Chord — The HU Band, “Wolf Totem”

image link If this doesn’t give your scalp a serious tingle… The HU Band!  Just heard them for the first time a few days ago and was instantly hooked.  Rock and Roll/Rockabilly/New Genre/Old Genre is alive and well, my friends.  If you put the cc on the youtube you can see what they’re singing.  And…

Music That Strikes a Chord — “Temporary Like Achilles,” written by Bob Dylan (but performed by Old Crow Medicine Show because I couldn’t find a Bob Dylan version)

bob dylan / photo jean-marie périer, Paris, June 1966 I decided to put Bob Dylan’s, “Blonde on Blonde” on while I tackled a Mount Olympian-sized pile of dirty dishes. Dang, why haven’t I listened to this double-album in so long. Blonde on Blonde is Bob’s seventh studio album, released on June 20, 1966. Recording sessions…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

gif link Thank you, ancestors, for your strengthYour music still gives me goosebumpsWalking green carpets in the hills and remembering the old days,I raise a pint and salute ye.

Music that Strikes a Chord: “Wonderboy” by The Kinks

image link I’ve gotten into the habit of listening to music while playing solitaire games on the computer like I used to do when I did my daily coloring. It’s an easy and safe way to unwind. The other night I was listening to, “The Best of the Kinks: 1964-1971” and when this song started…