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Sad Café – Run Home Girl

Today’s group formed as a result of the unification of rock bands Mandala and Gyro. Its founder members were Paul Young (vocals), Ian Wilson (guitar), Vic Emerson (keyboards), Ashley Mulford (lead guitar), John Stimpson (bass) and Tony Cresswell (drums). Seasons may pass, summers come and go Over the course of the band’s history only Young…

Phillips, Phillip – Home

You Will Never Be Alone… Today’s song selection goes out for Mary Ruth who will be taking some time off to address some serious health issues. We stand together in supporting her with wishes for a speedy recovery. Today’s artist is an American singer-songwriter who won the eleventh season of American Idol on May 23,…

Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead

Today’s artists were an English post-punk band, formed in Northampton, England, in 1978. The bats have left the bell tower The band was originally carried “1919”; they dropped the numerical portion within a year of formation. With their dark and gloomy sound and image, they are generally considered the first goth rock group. The band…

Browne, Jackson – Disco Apocalypse

Today’s artist’s first songs were recorded by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Tom Rush, Nico, Steve Noonan, Gregg Allman, Joan Baez, the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, the Byrds, and others. He did not release his own version of many of these early songs until years later. Soon after this, Rolling Stone mentioned him as a “new…

Owens, Buck – Monster’s Holiday

Today’s artist was an American musician, singer and songwriter who had 21 No. 1 hits on the Billboard country music charts with his band. They pioneered what came to be called the Bakersfield sound, a reference to Bakersfield, California, the city he called home and from which he drew inspiration for what he preferred to…

Carter Family – Wildwood Flower

Today’s artists were a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956. Their music had a profound impact on bluegrass, country, Southern Gospel, pop, and rock musicians, as well as on the U.S. Folk Revival of the 1960s. They were the first vocal group to become country music stars. Today’s song has…

Lysistrata

When the soldier returns from the wars, even though he has white hair, he very soon finds a young wife. But a woman has only one summer; if she does not make hay while the sun shines, no one will afterwards have anything to say to her, and she spends her days consulting oracles that…