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

My 3 Songs: Laughing

May 15, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark No Comments

We play a game called My 3 Songs. I pick a topic. Present it to my listeners. They chime in with their 3 favorite songs about said topic. This time around “Laughing within a song”. A song that contains some sort of actual laughing. As always NEXTers thank you for your comments and playing along. … Read More

Robert Johnson Born Today

May 8, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark No Comments

Robert Johnson, legendary blues musician who influenced Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones, and thus, everyone else, was born today in 1911 (or close to today). Hazlehurst, Mississippi was his birthplace but what about the rumor and the crossroads? Most people go to the junction of Highway 61 and Highway 49 and have their photograph taken. … Read More