Activity from Music Monday (page 9)

Music Monday: Dawn Ft. Tony Orlando

Posted by on Mon, May 30th, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Tying a Yellow Ribbon on a tree has long been a way of signifying that a loved one overseas in combat wasn’t far from the heart or the mind.

Back in ’73, this song by Tony Orlando and Dawn was particularly poignant as a reminder that so many of us have loved ones serving in the armed forces to whom we wish a safe and swift return. In light of the fact that Memorial Day is approaching coupled with the fact that so many of our brave troops continue to fight around the world, I thought this would be an appropriate choice for Music Monday:

Music Monday: Kriss Kross

Posted by on Mon, April 25th, 2011 at 5:00 pm

TSG here with a late edition of Music Monday, but one that will no doubt get you movin’! The music industry has seen its share of fleeting acts – bands/artists who have a hit or two and then fade away. In the early 1990s, the hip hop community was overrun with groups who would have […]

Music Monday: Bob Dylan

Posted by on Mon, March 28th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

For today’s Music Monday, TSG just searched for “The Greatest Song of All Time”; according to Rolling Stone a few years back, the greatest song of all time is Like A Rolling Stone, one of Bob Dylan’s many masterpieces – widely covered, often imitated but never duplicated. It became the calling card for a youth […]

Music Monday: The Twitter Song

Posted by on Mon, March 21st, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Now that we’ve started celebrating Twitter’s 5th birthday, here’s a special song about everyone’s favorite short-form website courtesy of Ben Walker:

Music Monday Eats It

Posted by on Mon, March 7th, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Back in the early 80s, when MTV was still young, music videos were made as miniature movies – often a video would have a bit of filmed business before and after the song, telling a complete story. Michael Jackson in particular was a leader in the art of music videos; from Thriller to Beat It […]