Video: Lady Gaga’s beautiful rendition of the “Star-Spangled Banner” at Super Bowl 50

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Lady Gaga grabbed the mic and belted out one of the best renditions of the Star-Spangled Banner I ever heard sung before the Super Bowl. The national anthem always gets Read More …

My 5¢ – 02/21/2013

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Crisis in Levittown If you have never seen this documentary about a black middle-class family that moves into white Levittown, PA in 1957, just watch. It is thirty minutes well spent Read More …

My 5¢ – 01/21/2013

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And so the NHL Hockey Season Begins in Buffalo If you haven’t already heard, the Sabres of Buffalo beat those meanie Flyers of Philadelphia 5-2 down at the First Niagara Read More …

Afternoon Delight

There are momentous occasions in our lives that alter the very course of our existence.  One such moment happened to me today.  I heard the Starland Vocal Band’s 1976 epic tune “Afternoon Delight” Read More …

Morning Muzak: A song called Highway Star

Can’t remember exactly when I bought Made in Japan by Deep Purple…what I do remember is that I have listened to album countless times. Jon Lord (keyboards) and Ricthie Blackmore Read More …

Van Halen versus Van Hagar

THIS… …versus this. Sorry Van Hagar aficionados…it ain’t even close and never will be.