My friend Thom Moore died on Saturday at the age of 74. He was a brilliant musician and songwriter, and his work held a special place in my heart. So I’m going to talk about him and share some of his tunes with you.
The Thirty-Day Song Challenge continues with Week Two… seven more musical numbers chosen from random prompts, along with the memories those songs provoke.
This is just one of those things floating around social media that caught my eye. I thought it would be fun… and then I realized it might make for an interesting series of columns. You all should feel free to play along at home, as well.
The Unsung examines works of popular culture that are critically acclaimed but not popular, popular but not critically acclaimed, or neither. Today I’m writing about my favorite band ever, Marillion!
Who can forget the classic “I Need You”?
Travis introduces a new feature, Sunday Morning, with a miscellany of stuff found around the internet that you may find interesting. YMMV.
Today would have been Harry Chapin’s 75th birthday, if his life hadn’t been tragically cut short in 1981. If you don’t know who Harry was or why you should care, well, I’m going to tell you. Of course he’s best known for the perennial favorite (of everyone except lousy dads), Cats in the Cradle, which has been covered by everyone from Judy Collins to Ugly Kid Joe, but that’s not how he left his mark on the world.