“Possum Kingdom” by Toadies (with update on 9/1/22)

Someone just shared this song on facebook and it joyfully brought it back.  This song is about as perfect as a song can get. From wiki:Toadies are an American rock band formed in 1989 in Fort Worth,Texas, best known for the song “Possum Kingdom”. The band’s classic lineup consisted of Vaden Todd Lewis (lead vocals,…

Music that strikes a chord — JP Hoe’s, “Safe and Sound”

Heading out to my mom’s today I scanned the CD tower and picked Winnipeg band, JP Hoe’s, “The Dear John Letters” to listen to on the ride out.  I had forgotten how good this band and this album are.  This is one of my favorite tunes from it. Learn more about JP Hoe here. UPDATE: …

Music that Strikes a Chord — “Rise to Me,” by The Decemberists

The Decemberists, left to right: Nate Query, Chris Funk, Jenny Conlee, Colin Meloy, John Moen. Photograph: Autumn de Wilde for the Guardian Since Spotify has stopped working with the bluetooth in the car through my phone, I have started listening to CDs again. The Decemberists’, “The King is Dead” is one hell of a good…