Rick Henry Christopher
Writing is a distraction for me. It takes me to places unknown that fulfill my need for intellectual stimulus, emotional release, and a soothing of the breaks and bruises of the day.
25 Greatest Songs of Pat Benatar
Pat Benatar has been nominated for induction into the class of 2022's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. I get this feeling Benatar will make it this year. To celebrate this impending event I have compiled this list of Pat Benatar's greatest songs.
Love Letters to My Friends
Also check out "Dementia and My Mom" Love Letters To My Friends I am the 24/7 caregiver for my 85 year old mom. She is completely blind and has advanced stage dementia. She is incontinent and seems to always be constipated and seems to always have a urinary tract infection.
Is She or Isn't She One of the Greats 2000 - 2022
With this study we will be taking a look at seven female vocalists that have made their mark as a solo artist in the past 22 years. Criteria for this study is that their debut album or single (whichever was first) came no earlier than the year 2000. Sorry Christina Aguilera your debut was 1999.
- Top Story - December 2021
Reinventing David BowieTop Story - December 2021
Throughout his career David Bowie took on many personas and characters. Some lasted several months other were a one-time appearance in a music video or photo session. Maybe Bowie used these personas/characters to escape his own realities of fear. This may have been a mechanism for coping with the demands of fame and always having that spotlight on him. When he crawled into one of his personas such as Ziggy Stardust or The Soul Man it was okay for him to express his inner anger and fear because after all it wasn't coming from David Jones but rather from a persona of his larger persona - David Bowie.
25 Greatest Songs of Lene Lovich
Lene Lovich says that much of the inspiration of her original songs came from her dreams. One area that remains consistent about Lovich's work is her lyrical fascination with romance, communication and the breakdown of both. Although she's reluctant to explain her prose - "I'd rather leave them open so the audience can participate in the music" - she confesses that they're "very personal."
I’ve never quite fully understood depression. I can never understand why it’s so hard to let go of depression. I know several people that suffer from depression and my thought so often is, “can’t you just put it out of your mind and not go back there?” Turning off depression is easier for some than others.
Adult Contemporary Female Vocalists of the 1970's
Music of the 70's - Female Vocals: Adult Contemporary This list includes ten of the biggest selling adult contemporary female vocalists of the 70's. These women made a difference in the world of modern pop and easy listening music of the 1970's. Some of them roared with the sounds of the women's lib movement and others chimed in with beautifully angelic vocals.