Category: Playlists

Blues, Music, Playlists

A Six Pack Playlist of New Blues – (Dec 3-9 2017)

Tommy Castro's Stompin' Ground Kicks off a  Playlist of New Blues  So last week after I made the John Gorka playlist I visited the Roots Music Report’’s Blues Chart. I scanned down the list. There were new releases from a few artists I know and like and several new artists. I decided to make a playlist to see which albums I would like to explore in more detail, I.e. listen to the full album. Here are the albums and artists, the playlist and my thoughts on the albums. Stompin’ Ground - Tommy Castro Tommy Castro has been a favorite of...

About, Music, Playlists

Thoughts About Future Old Favorites Playlists

  Thoughts About Future Playlists and Music Favorites One of my goals, when I first started to blog, was to present the music that I have listened to over the last fifty years! Wow! Has it really been that long? Anyway,  over the course of my blogging I have written many about my favorite musicians like John Prine, Phil Ochs and Tim Paxton But there are so many more that I want to write about. The problem has been that I  took the blog in a totally different direction. I  started to write more and more about discovering new music and new...

Music, Playlists

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue (s) Playlist – Part Two

  Playlist Part 2  - Something Borrowed, Something Blue(s)   Starts with Something Borrowed - Tom Russell -  Play One More:The Songs of Ian & Sylvia   Yesterday, I posted the first half of my Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed and Something Blue (s)Playlist. You can read about it here. The second half of my playlist starts with "Something Borrowed". What was borrowed were the songs that comprise the latest release from.Tom Russell. Russell borrowed twelve songs from Ian and Sylvia Tyson for an album aptly titled Play One More: The Songs  of Ian and Sylvia. According to his website........

Music, Playlists

Yesterday’s Travels Down Memory Roads leads to a New Playlist

  Yesterday's Travels Down Memory Roads Lead to a New Type of Playlist..... Yesterday I went to get a used auto part for my car. In doing so I had to travel on a road that I probably traveled at least once a week for 30 some odd years to get to many a job site. As the miles rolled by pieces of my life did to . There went one of the many houses that I designed the septic system for. There's the field where we were going to dig test pits one day.Until the County Health inspector threatened...

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Sometimes a Looking Back Playlist, Makes Moving Forward More Fun!

A Playlist Evolves From a Glimpse of Jimmie Spheeris' Isle of View Album As we evolve over time, sometimes we need to look back at old favorites, remembering what we liked in the past. Old favorites can always help us move forward in positive directions towards things we know we'll like. Tracks from Isle of View start a looking back playlist With that in mind I caught a glimpse this morning of Jimmie Spheeris' debut recording Isle of View amongst some old vinyl albums that are lying against one of my bookshelves. So I was soon off to Spotify to...