Music Monday: Gordon Lightfoot singing Carefree Highway

…like clockwork, Gordon Lightfoot singing Carefree Highway started playing on the SiriusXM app — perfect timing for a Music Monday post. Here’s Gordon singing his 1974 hit.   Gordon Lightfoot…

Music Monday: Ooh La La, I wish that I knew what I know now

…a father-to-son conversation about growing up and Music Monday memory. The song Ooh La La recorded back in 1973 by the English band Faces, was a bit before I was…

Music Monday: Jam In The Van a few years ago with Nicki Bluhm

Music Monday posts are usually a reflection of what I’m listening to at the moment; this week it is not. The older music video below was trigger after seeing Nicki…

Music Monday: A Rumours of Fleetwood Mac recap

After posting on last weekend Rumours of Fleetwood Mac concert on Friday night for Saturday’s post, I realized the music related post would have made a great Music Monday post….

Music Monday: Getting in the mood for a Fleetwood Mac concert

…how long music will continue to be available on YouTube, although just as with air-play radio for decades, it is still a way for musicians to have their new and…

Mm, Mm, Mm, Music Monday: Broken by Jack Johnson

It’s an on the road Music Monday … and I realized my OLD iPod Shuffle is loaded with almost all Jack Johnson songs. No problem picking one out  … how…

Music Monday: Falling back on a favorite from Jackson Browne

Once I started listening to music and heard Jackson Browne in the 1970s … I was hooked and have not really stopped enjoying his songs and his long spanning music

Music Monday with The Band from 1969 – Happy Labor Day!

…I think I’ll do that with a little reading, relaxing and some Music Monday tunes. Below is a song with the late Levon Helm (vocalist/drummer) and The Band from 1969….

Music Monday Mellow Morning Twofer: Fogelberg and Stevens

second only to the 5.21 inches that fell on March 9, 1964. But back to the Music Monday … here’s a morning twofer: One from 1981, Leader of the Band…

Music Monday Obit: Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul

…every generation that followed. It is sad to lose another musical great, but know that all who love music were thankful for her great contribution to our American music history….

Music Monday: “Angel Of The Morning” – Interesting Tidbits

While listening to music from a few decades ago on SiriusXMRadio, and having just included Juice Newton in a previous Music Monday post, I heard a “before my time” rendition…

Music Monday: Sunshine (go away today) by Jonathan Edwards

…here is the song for the MusicMonday archive … and just in case the late 1960s or early 70s were not your time … I’ll also include the 1980 recording…

Music Monday: Dancing Queen by ABBA from 1976

…platform shoes or bellbottoms, but there were a few songs that infected even those of us who stuck up our noses at disco music. Oh, well … the memories of…

Music Monday: “Rumours” was the best album of 1977

It may only be my music taste … or due to heading of to the music listening college days … but the Fleetwood Mac album “Rumours” album was probably the…

Music Monday: The song “I Can Only Imagine” and recent movie

…A great movie on every level. As for the Music Monday song, here is MercyMe and their 2001 hit, I Can Only Imagine, the best-selling Christian single of all time. …

Music Monday: Jet Airliner recorded by the Steve Miller Band

In keeping with the Music Mondays theme, the Steve Miller Band concert was last week at Riverbend in Cincinnati. It is hard to believe the band has been playing over…

Music Monday: Butler County Ohio starts 17th Roundabout

…in my ears … and thought, what a perfect segue for a Music Monday post. In 1971 the English rock ban Yes released a song on their album Fragile call…

Memorial Day Music Monday – Star Wars theme song

…head. It has been a while since I enjoy watching the original 1977 Star Wars (IV – A New Hope) and will add the YouTube music for Music Monday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_D0ZQPqeJkk…

Music Monday: David Lee Murphy and Kenny Chesney

David Lee Murphy has finally recorded again with a little coaxing from Kenny Chesney after going dormant after his 2004 Tryin’ to Get There album. The new music is just…

Music Monday: Theme from Amazon’s Man in the High Castle

…the same title . So, since we hear the theme song Edelweiss every time an episode is streamed on Amazon Prime, I thought I would include in for Music Monday….

Music Monday: A misinterpreted Elton John song – Daniel

…talented musician, I really had know idea as to the reason it was written or that of its controversial Vietnam era content. I must not have been listening close enough…

Music Monday: Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair

McKenzie, “Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair.” Obviously hippie era and a replacement for San Francisco. So today’s Music Monday is an over 52 million viewed YouTube clip….

Music Monday: Top charting single by The Marshall Tucker Band

This Music Monday post has been in the “to be included folder” for a while now. This week since I’ve been pre-occupied with taxes, packing and some organization, I pulled…

Music Monday: Steve Carlisle singing WKRP in Cincinnati

…city …  WKRP in Cincinnati. (starting to feel old!) So for this Music Monday, how about a great shared Google Spreadsheet of all the music played on the show (with…

Music Monday: From the Beatles to the Sheatles

Music listening took a quirky turn for this Music Monday after running across an odd social media posted photo of what was dubbed the “Sheatles,” for obvious reasons. Besides being…

Music Monday: Sailing by Christopher Cross for obvious reasons

Sailing by Christopher Cross was an easy music pick for a dreary February 2018 for this Music Monday. I heard it as one of my Pandora music channel  this past…

A mellow Music Monday: Some David Gates and a marina sunrise

Although I’m no longer enjoying the warm weather and beautiful sunrises (from Encore ‘s cockpit on photo left), last week’s trip was a positive one as I accomplished…

Music Monday: Wagon Wheel – I enjoy that country music sound

Although I’m partial to the the Old Crow Medicine Show version of Wagon Wheel, I definitely enjoy watching the music video version by Darius Rucker from his 2013 True Believers…

Music Monday: The Drifters and Under the Boardwalk

One of the longest running names in “R&B” and “doo wap” music is the Hall of Fame vocal group called The Drifters. They have been performing and recording music since…

Music Monday: A new Bible & the impressive Amazon Echo Dot

…to their premium service. Back to today’s MusicMonday connection. One of the connected Alexa “skills” that my son-in-law sent me happens to be a bible study podcast that I enjoy…

Christmas Music Monday: Merry old semi-nautical carol

…mainly unsung until Victorian times, when two men called William Sandys and Davis Gilbert collected lots of old Christmas music from villages in England. Before carol singing in public became…

Music Monday: Some history to Jackson Browne’s “Stay”

Lauper in 2003. Huh, perhaps there are others too? Anyway, here are a couple versions for this Music Monday followed by track 10 off the Jackson Browne Running On Empty…

Music Monday: Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Christmas Canon

While getting my haircut last week, the conversation of holiday themed entertainment was being discussed. The stylist asked me if I had seen the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Brenda and…

Music Monday: Sister Golden Hair by the band America

songs in the 1970s, so for this Music Monday it is Sister Golden Hair off their 1975 Hearts album. Great music.     Sister Golden Hair | America – 1975…

Music Monday: An old favorite from Gordon Lightfoot

The advantage of Fox Business being on in the background most of my day is that “some” older hosts slip in music during commercial breaks. Varney & Co  played a…

Music Monday: A Jackson Browne leftover from last week

While posting something newer on last week’s Music Monday blog post, I wanted to include For a Dancer from  Jackson Browne‘s 1974 Late for the Sky album … but it…

Music Monday: Jackson Browne and title song from I’m Alive

It is easy for me to fall back into my oldies groove (1970s) and include something I regularly listen to for Music Monday, but will purposely deviate just a little…

Music Monday: Hard not to like Goodbye Girl by David Gates

…his music will no doubt lower ones blood pressure a bit and relax even the most uptight listener. Both Brenda and I pause a moment whenever his music is played;…

Music Monday: Have I been following and listening this long?

This past week the “Years Ago on this Day” center column of My Desultory Blog I noticed a Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers post from October 2014….

Music Monday: Back to the pre-Parrothead Jimmy Buffett days

my current favorite Amazon Prime Music are just too easy … but since it is MusicMonday, here’s a sample from Jimmy’s Key West phase.   The Wino and I Know…

Semi Music Monday trying iOS11 iPhone screen capture

…with the video. Nice! Since this is a MusicMonday, how about the introduction (55 sec clip) of the Electric Light Orchestra streaming from Amazon Music app as a test (below):…

Music Monday: Dream Weaver and Love Is Alive by Gary Wright

Shifting back into the “oldies” mode, here’s a Music Monday song that practically everyone knows from Gary Wright. The Dream Weaver is a 1975 hit recently being used in an…

Music Monday: Lana White, music with a modern Country feel

while reading. I enjoyed the music enough to include “In Too Deep” as a MusicMonday blog post. Usually I know a bit more about the artist, but in this case…

Music Monday: The Way It Is – Bruce Hornsby and The Range

It is hard not to enjoy the piano playing of Bruce Hornsby or his “best known song” The Way It Is from 1986 which highlights many of the…

Music Monday: Want-to-be politician Kid Rock – Born Free

Kid Rock songs like the 2010 Born Free (Mitt Romney’s 2012 campaign song) … although not all Kid Rock music appeals to my taste in music. .   Born Free…

Music Monday: Pacing the Cage – Bruce Cockburn

Although I’m partial to Jimmy Buffett‘s recording of Bruce Cockburn’s 1996 song Pacing the Cage, it is time to give credit where credit is due … to…

Music Monday: Out of the box adding a Brenda song – Freebird

…and sisters. Freebird is the archived mp3 song for this Music Monday and was over 9 minutes long and was the last song on side B of the their (Pronounced…

Music Monday: Fire and Rain. James Taylor Live in 1970 (and it triggered a personal memory and story from 1980!)

When it comes to music, I’ve always been a James Taylor fan and have posted a few times about him. This past weekend I ran across a YouTube clip from…

Summer Music Monday with a Jackson Browne Two-fer

…without me wanting to listen to one of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band original musicians (1966). This week I’m in the mood for a couple of my Jackson Browne mellow…

Music Monday: Back In The High Life Again by Steve Winwood

With summer almost here, it is time for some warm weather feel good music and one such song is Steve Winwood‘s Back In The High Life Again song from 1986….

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.