The Drink Kate Snow and Jane Lynch

July 8, 2017By ChrisGeneral, Musings By Mark No Comments

This is a new series hosted by Kate Snow (my wife). Kate sits down with someone and for the length of a drink chats about “How did you get here?”. Her first guest is the brilliant Jane Lynch (gotta love those Chicago girls). Actress Jane Lynch shares insights on should you set goals, the challenges … Read More

Happy B Day Nick Drake

June 19, 2017By ChrisMusings By Mark No Comments

1948. Nick Drake is born in Rangoon, Burma. Raised in England. Releases three albums before his death in 1974. He didn’t find a wide audience when he was living. And if it weren’t for an ad, a generation of music lovers would have possibly missed out. I’m so thankful for the music he put out … Read More

We’re On A Mission From God

June 16, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark No Comments

and Chicago was never the same again. The Year? 1980. The Date? Today. The movie? The Blues Brothers. It premiered in Chicago. A movie that can not be described. Some call it a musical. Others, a comedy. Some, a buddy movie. Hell, you could just call it a bloated vanity project. The Blues Brothers started … Read More

Live Event of the Summer

June 15, 2017By ChrisMusings By Mark No Comments

Are you ready Westchester NY? Are you ready for the live music event of the summer? Lyle Lovett or Ben Harper at The Cap? Close but not quite good enough. Bob Dylan? Don’t make me laugh (oh and please don’t waste your time or money) (I mean it) Aimee Mann or Chris Isaak at Tarrytown … Read More

Beastie Boys Live For The Last Time

June 12, 2017By ChrisGeneral, Music, Musings By Mark No Comments

Cancer sucks. It’s Bonnaroo 2009. The Beastie Boys are headlining. No one knew anything was wrong. This will be the last time that The Beastie Boys play together. Adam Yauch (MCA) was soon be diagnosed with cancer. Yauch was an American rapper, musician, film director (Nathaniel Hornblower), and human rights activist. He was best known … Read More

A NEXTers BBQ

June 9, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark 2 Comments

Thank you for playing “My 3 Songs”. I know this one was tough…actually impossible but damn if you didn’t step up and kick it. I can’t wait to try this mix out at our next outdoor/BBQ get together. A little bit of everything. A few songs that hopefully someone perks up and says, “Bro…I didn’t … Read More

Backbeat Band Perform Live

June 4, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark No Comments

I believe this is the first thing Dave did post Nirvana. This or drumming for Tom Petty on SNL. He also recorded every part of the first Foo Fighters album but for one guitar part by Greg Dulli (on “X-Static”)…which leads us to…1994. On this date (see below…LIVE on MTV) Dulli does most of the … Read More

Benny Goodman Born Today

May 30, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark No Comments

Happy B Day to Benny (do you think Benny the Bull is named after him?) You know that most of the time I just write…but this time I was too curious. Stay here. I’ll open a new window and check. Sadly, Benny is not named after Mr Goodman. Mr The Bull was named after Ben … Read More