Tag: Music

Guess Who’s Coming To Christmas Dinner

42155123-stock-vector-a-vector-illustration-of-people-having-dinner-party-togetherChristmas is that time of year where everything feels nice and cozy. People tend to be in a better mood. Yes of course there’s those who are a drag & those who are crooks but for the most part Christmas brings out that inner playful kid in all of us. Beside the rush of tackling the Christmas shopping, black Friday & cyber Monday preparing Christmas dinner is on everyone minds. As I put together my Christmas dinner menu, I got to thinking if I could have the ultimate Christmas dinner who would I invite as dinner guests? 

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Featured Bloggers

shutterstock_720876373I been a blogger off and on now for about ten years. I have reincarnated myself as many times a Madonna have reinvented herself.  One thing is constant and that’s writing.  I come to the realization that blogging is nothing more than having a conversation with yourself and hoping others join in. Sometimes it’s very difficult to come up with content that holds the reader attention. It takes skills, but in the end if you have your topic or idea of what to write everything kinda just fall into place. 

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Concerts

There’s not a person on this planet that hasn’t attended a concert.  Whether it’s rock, rap, r&b or classical we all love a good concert.  There’s something freeing about rocking out to your favorite artist.  Although the record is great there’s nothing like hearing your favorite song live.  This past weekend I finally got around to seeing “Bohemian Rhapsody” we all know that Queen took part in the Live Aid concerts back in the mid eighty’s  it was one of their highlighting moment.  To see the guys so electric, so energized is amazing.  That concert footage is the inspiration for this blog post “Concerts”.

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2-morrow Never Comes

 

“It’s hard to hold your head up when you’re kneeling down to pray and talking don’t come easy now. When the words get in the way. If you could see what’s going on, behind these private eyes. The truth would look so easy now but I’m running out of lies.” This is lyrics from one of my favorite bands Def Leppard *All I Want Is Everything and yes you guessed it, this song is the inspiration for today’s blog post.

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Top Celebrity Money Makers Deceased 2017

Top Decease Celebrity Money Makers of 2017

Hello Kings and Queens of social media, today’s blog is inspired by how much money deceased celebrities make. As I sit and drink my dirty martini and watch a rollercoaster ride “the world series” #GoDodgers I see tons of commercials featuring music or images of deceased celebrities. One deceased celebrity pops in mind Elizabeth Taylor, February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011 (ranking number 12 earning $8 million). At the time of Taylor’s death her estate was worth estimated $600 million which will be close to a billion today, but that doesn’t stop her estate for raking in the money with her classic Elizabeth Arden perfumes producing “White Diamonds” and “Passion”, I got the idea to research and here’s the top deceased celebrity money makers of 2017.

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Dear Aretha

Dear Aretha;

Today as the world mourns your passing, we also celebrate your life your legacy. Unfortunately we only realize the impact of a person when they’re gone and the impact you left is unwavering. You have touched so many lives in ways you can not imagine. You became a powerful voice of a generation in a time when many couldn’t speak. You stood tall when many of us didn’t have the strength to believe. Many of your songs became our anthem sparking a light with the women movement. We felt your passion when you sang about being in love “You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman”, we heard the passion when you demanded “Respect”.

Today we say a little prayer for you Aretha.

God Bless #QueenofSoul

Aretha Franklin Wikipedia Page

Aretha Franklin Website

Reboots

Reboots can mean many different things.  Rebooting can mean changing a certain aspect of your life OR the most common meaning of reboots is referring to remaking of TV shows, movies and music. Reboots can also mean projecting a need a person is lacking in their lives. Continue reading “Reboots”

creciendo el estilo de los años 80

“Creciendo el estilo de los años 80” Spanish for “growing up 80’s style” a childhood I wouldn’t change for nothing in the world is the topic of this blog post. As I sit here listening to Sirius-XM 80’s channel Don Henly “Boys of Summer memories of a time in my life where things were so simple.  Even though there’s always the threat of a nuclear war the cold war between USSR and USA at a stale-male the world waits for one to call check mate a point made in the song “Land of Confusion” by Genesis, the 80’s decade started out with a whisper ending with a bang.  80’s created a lot of innovative stuff fun stuff. Some stuff didn’t survive and some stuff did survive and we still use today. The 70’s seen the birth of 8-track tapes and vinyl (albums), the 80’s gave us cassette tapes, CD’s, video, Walkman, Atari, Cable TV and of course MTV.

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“Cover Songs”

“What would you do if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and walk out on me?” Everyone is familiar with that opening line from 1968 Joe Cocker’s cover of With A Little Help From My Friends. Written by Paul McCarthey and John Lennon for Ringo to sing, but Joe Cockers beautiful melodic powerful verison is definitely better so much that Joe Cocker verison is the anthem for Woodstock and is the most memorable.

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Feature Artist “Sia “

Hello my social media Jedi Knights of the Round Table, today I thought I start a feature for my blog called Feature Artist which will give you a detail insight into the world of the feature’e and today feature is Sia.

Sia is the artist that is less shown literally, she often opts out of being seen in public even in interviews she turns her back to the camera.  Sia has said that she don’t like the price of fame. Sia is a performer, songwriter and producer.  She has written songs for Rihanna (Diamonds), Flo Rida (Wild Ones) and even had a hit of her own with Chandelier video feature famed child dancer Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms.  She has performed back up to pop groups like British sensation Jamiroquai and Zero 7.

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Is “Verified Fan by Ticketmaster” Good Idea?

We all have complain about the high cost of tickets to some of our favorite Broadway shows.  Shows like Hamilton, Hello Dolly and Dear Evan Hansen tickets can cost on average $260.00 per seat and upwards depending on the venue and seating.  Imagine paying $1,040.00 for a family of four to enjoy Hamilton.  It’s a reality that for one fans of the stage like myself can’t afford and two as a fan of stage I feel like I’m missing out on the experience of sharing special moments with my family like taking MoMo to her first Broadway musical. Not just Theater cost are sky rocketing but movie tickets have gone up, concerts heck even Disneyland ticket prices gone up averaging about $180.00 per person.  What is one to do for entertainment?  Well don’t fret, there’s a ticketing system out there that can help keep the cost of Theater tickets down and system is called Verified Fan.  Verified Fan by Ticketmaster is a system designed to give the fans first crack at some of the hottest Broadway shows without costing ten fingers, ten toes and a leg and arm.  Verified Fan helps keep reseller & bots at bay.

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