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tilting at windmills · 1d ago

Time Machine co-ordinates VIXXXVII47011971

Today, we slip unnoticed into January 19th, 1971- the day that the Beatles' Helter Skelter is played as evidence in the Manson murder trials.  Did the Beatles influence the Manson "family"?"...
tilting at windmills · 2d ago

Ducks In The Wind...

Damnit, I just styled!The wonderful source of this post's title will take a minute, but I had fun getting there, so maybe you will as well.  It all started yesterday- sort of...And it involv...
tilting at windmills · 3d ago

To The Faithful Departed

I hate to lead with this, but we have lost two more musicians that have graced the charts of the past.  Delores O'Riordan, leader of the Cranberries, just keels over, aged 46.  Her magic Iri...
tilting at windmills · 5d ago

(Not a) Sunday Message

Some of you may have noticed that I haven't yet put up a Sunday Message this year.  They'll come in God's time, but right now I am in a "growth spurt" for lack of a better term.I have made p...
tilting at windmills · 1W ago

Time Machine co-ordinates VIXXXVI46911270

Yes, it isn't safe to be in the Musical Tardis with me this week, as the bubonic plague is kicking my butt, and we are about to spread it to the environs of January 1970!  Specifically Janua...
tilting at windmills · 1W ago

The overwhelming propensity of stupidity

(Snowflake warning:  This is not a good time for you to be here.  Just sayin'.)It' should be called the opening of snowflake season- the day after Golden Globes.  And frankly, I don't even h...
tilting at windmills · 2W ago

Time Machine co-ordinates VIXXXV4681569

Today we head to January 5th, 1969... what?  We're supposed to be going to 1968?  Funny thing, that.  You see, December of 1967 (our last regular date) looks amazingly like January of 1968 (...
tilting at windmills · 2W ago

M50- the Ever-Lovin' finale

Yep, we have finally made it to the end of the M50- and what a countdown it was!I hope you don't just......Walk On By and miss the Four Seasons, as that's the song at #10!  The oldest #1 in ...
tilting at windmills · 2W ago

M50 part IV plus the NYE beer tasteoff

Today, I promised Bob I'd let him know how my latest round of beer tasting, spread over NYE eve and NYE night, went, along with throwing in the latest M50 rundown- in fact, the penultimate c...
tilting at windmills · 2W ago

M50 part III and top news stories of 2017

So as I was thinking about this post, I found a local news story on the top stories of the year.  I thought, now that would be a good thing to fill in on an M50 post!  So I went looking for ...