More about Tom MacDonald: rapper, producer, ….pro wrestler?

There’s Norm Macdonald, Vance McDonald, Ronald McDonald, Jimmy McDonald*, and now welcome to the stage… Tom MacDonald! Don’t know who he is? OK, until yesterday I didn’t either. I was researching which artists in iTunes All-Songs Top 10 have used the N-word — the answer is 2 of the 4, for sure — Morgan WallenContinue reading “More about Tom MacDonald: rapper, producer, ….pro wrestler?”

Rihanna and Mark Ronson, wilding to the top of the charts

Two of the top 5 songs on the iTunes list of top sellers are Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds” and Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk.” The most curious link between the two songs is the use of the word “wilding.” Most sites list Ronson’s lyrics as “whilen” and Rihanna’s as “wilding” but based on the Urban Dictionary definition ofContinue reading “Rihanna and Mark Ronson, wilding to the top of the charts”

I’ll See You When I Fall Asleep

Yes, that’s the last line from the bridge of “Little Talks” by Of Monsters and Men, one of my favorite songs right now. Is it just me or are there a ton of songs on radio lately that feature guy/girl duo’s or duets? A quick look at iTunes and the top listing is “Just Give MeContinue reading “I’ll See You When I Fall Asleep”

Boney M in Viet Nam

In a taxi cab on the other side of the world, I heard Boney M for the first time. The song was “Rasputin,” the taxi was “green,” and my life was “changed forever.”