All posts tagged music

Thanks, Doc

When I think of camping or canoe trips, the soundtrack in my head is usually Doc Watson. He died yesterday at the age of 89. There is nothing I can add that hasn’t already been said about him other than to say thank you for your playing and singing. Thank you for sharing your gifts. […]

Writers Block, a Monte Carlo and Music Videos From My Teen Years – Part Three

Here are my final videos for your consideration. I found that most of these are still visually powerful in helping  frame a time and place from my past, and maybe your past too. I added an honorable mention section at the bottom. Enjoy and let me know what yo think by replying to the post! […]

Writers Block, a Monte Carlo and Music Videos From My Teen Years – Part Two

The list continues. These videos mostly come from 1984 and are “concept videos” – the video interprets a visual story of  the song. Rock Box – Run DMC,  1984 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GND7sPNwWko] Well, this one might be a stretch as a concept video, but it was different. It was rap. It was metal. It was good. If […]

Writers Block, a Monte Carlo and Music Videos From My Teen Years – Part One

The following is an example of how my mind tends to wander: Recently I had writers block, so I went on a run to get some clarity.  While running, a guy drove past me in a  Monte Carlo, t-tops out (a popular choice among many young Kentuckians – THAT was the car of my teen […]