Elevator music to groove at a party


Elevator music is generally a dismissive term for songs performed instrumentally in a staid manner

Richard Harris was allowed to record an entire album?


“One hit wonder” is the term we apply to an artist, duo or group that

Jackie Gleason was a band leader?


Jackie Gleason is probably best remembered for his comedy. Specifically, most will know him from

Preschool wisdom from the apple orchard


I had the pleasure of accompanying Patrick’s preschool class to Eddy Fruit Farm today. It

Blazing bouzoukis, it’s a Hellenic hoedown


I think regular readers of this blog will agree my musical taste is wide-ranging. But

Barn Dance or Square Dance?


One of the perils of buying used albums at thrift stores is that the sleeve

Dropping some old school polka rhymes


I posted Hang On Sloopy in the polka style earlier. It was from an album

Age of Aquarius – why was it so popular?


Part of the fun of my record collection is that I’m amused by songs that

Hang On Sloopy – Polka Style!


My LP digitization project continues. After I posted a link to Hawaiian style organ music,

Hawaiian Magic gets me in a skating mood


My random grab into the big record bin produced Hawaiian Magic by Ken Griffin.  This