## ODonnellWeb – Tag Music

I Didn't Kill John Mellencamp

Posted on 07/04/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

John Mellencamp

My two previous attempts to see John Mellencamp ended with canceled concerts and life threatening health issues for Mellencamp in one case, and a band member in the other case. He walked off the stage in apparent good health after the show last night, so my conscious is clear. He ...


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Favorite Albums For Every Year of My Life

Posted on 03/27/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

Pile of Albums

My imaginary Internet friend Michele posted a list of her favorite albums from every year of her life to Facebook. I thought that it was a great idea and decided to spend a couple of hours earlier this week doing my list. Six hours spread over a few nights later ...


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My First Memories of Music

Posted on 03/25/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

Do You Feel Lucky

While I was working on my epic favorite album of every year I've been alive post I started thinking about my first memories of music. So as something to discuss until I post the album list next week, here is what I remember.

The first song of any type ...


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Rock and Roll Ain't Dead: Dan Baird - SoLow

Posted on 03/13/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

Dan Baird - SoLow

Anybody that thinks rock and roll is dead is somebody that isn't familiar with Dan Baird. Best known as the lead singer of The Georgia Satellites, Dan is still cranking out new, southern tinted, boogie-woogie rock and roll on a regular basis. His latest effort is titled SoLow, and ...


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Master of Puppets

Posted on 02/27/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music

Master of Puppets

Next week is the 31st anniversary of the release of Master of Puppets. Depending on who you talk to, it's either a seminal moment in the advancement of thrash as a genre, or it's the day the music died. Both camps are probably right in their own ways ...


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Six Iron Maiden Songs that are sadly relevant in 2017

Posted on 02/20/2017 in misc • Tagged with Music, Politics

Iron Maiden

2 Minutes To Midnight

The recent news that the doomsday clock had been moved up to 2-1/2 minutes until midnight very naturally had me thinking about the classic Iron Maiden tune 2 Minutes To Midnight. A protest song about nuclear war, Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson says the song is ...


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