Ain’t it funny how time slips away?

Yes… yes, I used an Elvis song title to start this post because it’s totally applicable! First of all, this post is about music and at the very same time it’s about time. Not like, “Geez, it’s about time!” as if someone is late. More like, “This post is concerning music that was produced andContinue reading “Ain’t it funny how time slips away?”

Songs that get stuck in your head

What are some songs that get stuck in your head? For me, yesterday it was definitely “Islands in the Stream,” (because of this post) I was singing it enough that my brother-in-law had it in his head, too. A few others I can think of are “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers”… “Can’tContinue reading “Songs that get stuck in your head”

A few peculiar things about Elvis Presley and his music

I have been an Elvis Presley fan for a long time and it’s something I share with my dad, which is really cool. Over the years I’ve come to really appreciate Elvis’s music and style. I don’t think either can be matched by anyone ever again because of the era in which he was famous.Continue reading “A few peculiar things about Elvis Presley and his music”

Elvis Presley’s “Something Blue,” A Top 5 Favorite?

If you ask 100 people to list their top 5 favorite Elvis Presley songs, it’s very possible that no list will be the same. This is because Elvis has such a wide range of songs, from gospel and rock to ballads and movie soundtracks. Quickly rising up my list of favorites is one I heardContinue reading “Elvis Presley’s “Something Blue,” A Top 5 Favorite?”

Favorite non-Elvis, Elvis performances

In honor of Elvis Presley’s birthday (tomorrow, Jan 8th), I thought I’d compile a short list of performances that have stuck with me over the years. These are from movies, YouTube, and TV, and feature songs made famous by Elvis. I’ll just be honest, they’re mostly “Can’t Help Falling in Love” performances, except for thisContinue reading “Favorite non-Elvis, Elvis performances”