Category Archives: Music

More English Beat!

I can’t believe it too me so long to sit down and write this, but last August, I got to sing on stage with the English Beat. I was in heaven! It went like this: We were in the front … Continue reading

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Dave Wakeling interviews

Recently I was lucky enough to interview Dave Wakeling. The interview ran in two places (each had its own version): The Bakersfield Californian Noozhawk (Santa Barbara)

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Dave Wakeling Day

From here on out, June 5 will be known as Dave Wakeling Day. This is because I actually met and spent time with┬áDave Wakeling of The English Beat (and General Public), a man I’ve been a fan of for 25 … Continue reading

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Blame it on Brad Paisley

One day in May 2004, Cris and I became country music fans. It wasn’t even a gradual thing. It happened in less than a week. When we told friends, they looked at us like we’d just spoken Spanish. Or said … Continue reading

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Matter of taste

(Originally posted July 2007) Max pretty much likes any music I play in the car. And when I say pretty much, I mean that he’s getting a little opinionated. He’ll holler if he doesn’t like a song that comes on, … Continue reading

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A beautiful day

(Originally posted July 2007) Most of you know that I’m a U2 fan. I have been since about 1983. I love their music and the way they live their lives. I also love that Bono is not shy about using … Continue reading

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