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ONE TRACK MIND: The Boogers “Otto’s Orange Day”
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ONE TRACK MIND: The Boogers “Otto’s Orange Day”

THE BOOGERS “OTTO’S ORANGE DAY” If The Ramones had played ABCD’s instead of CBGB’s, they’d have been The Boogers.  The band’s musical transformation of the Toon Book “Otto’s Orange Day” is a match made in heaven: a kid’s comic book story set to unadulterated late-70’s NYC punk rock. My girls […]

ONE TRACK MIND: Vogeljoy “Jenny Jenkins”
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ONE TRACK MIND: Vogeljoy “Jenny Jenkins”

VOGELJOY “JENNY JENKINS” The girth of the Federal government, Wall Street regulation, DADT, Bristol Palin’s Tea-Party-driven success on Dancing with the Stars, and kid’s singing on CDs; five of the most divisive issues facing America today.  I’m not sure how our northerly neighbors feel about any of these hot button […]

ONE TRACK MIND (Veteran’s Day Edition): Meg Russell “March and Salute”
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ONE TRACK MIND (Veteran’s Day Edition): Meg Russell “March and Salute”

MEG RUSSELL “MARCH AND SALUTE” Meg Russell is based just north of my childhood hometown, but that’s not why her track “March and Salute” is today’s ONE TRACK MIND. The song’s Little Drummer Boy cadence is perfect for marching around your living room and the lyrics (“Now raise your right […]

ONE TRACK MIND: Lucky Diaz “Fire Fighter Girl”
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ONE TRACK MIND: Lucky Diaz “Fire Fighter Girl”

LUCKY DIAZ “FIRE FIGHTER GIRL” What do I love most about Lucky Diaz’ “Fire Fighter Girl”? That it sounds like it was recorded in the late 1950’s?  Maybe. That the song’s protagonist is a gal who’s “out to save the world”?  Highly probable, seeing as how I have a pair […]

ONE TRACK MIND: Robbie Schaefer “Fits Right In”
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ONE TRACK MIND: Robbie Schaefer “Fits Right In”

Robbie Schaefer “Fits Right In” Robbie Schaefer is maybe best known as the Music Director of, and on-air personality for, XM Radio’s Kids Place Live. Did you know that he’s also an established musician and songwriter for both kids and adults? While his 2006 all-ages debut CD, “Songs For Kids […]

ONE TRACK MIND: The Squeegees “Rules of the Road”
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ONE TRACK MIND: The Squeegees “Rules of the Road”

THE SQUEEGEES “RULES OF THE ROAD” Going on the theory that it’s never too early to prep your children for their driver’s exam, The Squeegees “Rules of the Road” presents the basics of vehicular etiquette (“yellow yellow yellow means slow slow slow”) alongside some less common (but just as important) […]

ONE TRACK MIND: Aaron Joseph “City Kitty”
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ONE TRACK MIND: Aaron Joseph “City Kitty”

AARON JOSEPH “CITY KITTY” Many a songwriter during the past 40+ years has relied on Paul McCartney as a muse.  Aaron Joseph may very well cite the stately Brit as an inspiration figure too, although such influence is not entirely obvious throughout much his debut “A Band Of Our Own”.   […]

ONE TRACK MIND: Brendan Parker “Together Like You And Me”
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ONE TRACK MIND: Brendan Parker “Together Like You And Me”

Brendan Parker “Together Like You And Me” Question: Do you know what, together with your ears, makes a fabulous match? Answer: The lead track on Brendan Parker’s debut kid’s CD “Spaghetti Eddie! And Other Children’s Songs.” The song “Together Like You And Me” stretches the analogy of what goes splendidly […]

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