Stairway to Heaven

Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin

I remember when the song “Stairway to Heaven” was released in 1971 by the English rock band Led Zeppelin.  The song was sung by Robert Plant whose vocals were so unique and personified the exemplary rock star that he was...

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Luke Islam

Luke Islam

Luke Islam

Last night on America’s Got Talent, Luke Islam, a 12 year old contestant, sang his heart out.  His dream is to sing on Broadway.  When asked about his favorite judge he responded that he loves all the judges...

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Honeymoon in the Catskills

Renee and Stanley Sanders

Renee and Stanley Sanders

My mother and father had their honeymoon at the Nevele Hotel in the Catskills.  This occurred 69 years ago.  My mom was 19 years old and my dad was 21 years old.  They chose the Catskills because it was a golfing Mecca during that time...

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Personality Types

Personality Types

Personality Types

I am a teacher of the Enneagram, a personality model.  I have talked about the Enneagram in a prior blog.  It is the most comprehensive personality model that exists in the world today.  According to the Enneagram, there are 9 types of personality...

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Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton

Eric Clapton is one of my favorite rock stars.  He is a legendary singer, songwriter and blues guitarist for my generation and generations to come.   He is known for singing “Layla” and “Can’t Find My Way Back  Home...

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Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham

Lindsey Buckingham

When one thinks of Fleetwood Mac, one immediately thinks of Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.  Lindsay is a brilliant guitarist, writer and singer.  Fleetwood Mac.”Rumours”, the mega-hit album was released in 1977...

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Emanne Beasha

Emanne Beasha

Emanne Beasha

Last night on America’s Got Talent (fifth audition episode) we saw a 10 year old girl named Emanne Beasha sing “Nessun Dorma, a rather complex Operatic piece.  She stunned the judges as well as the audience.  She said that her mother listened to opera and her grandmother listened to opera...

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Frozen In Time

Lisa Sanders - Writer of songs and music of Frozen In Time

Lisa Sanders – Writer of songs and music of Frozen In Time

“Frozen In Time” is a CD that I released in the early 1990’s.  I am at first and foremost a person who loves music.  “Frozen In Time” was a labor of love, a compilation of songs that were my favorite.  I have written well over 120 hundred songs in my lifetime...

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America’s Got Talent – Guitarist

Marcin Patrzalek

Marcin Patrzalek

Who would think that an 18 year old young man from Poland by the name of Marcin Patrzalek would be the best act of the America’s Got Talent last night?  He was completely amazing pouring every ounce of energy and talent into a unique blend of  “Beethoven’s 5th Symphony” and System of a Down’s “Toxicity.”

As...

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Rocketman

Rocketman

Rocketman

I saw the movie Rocketman yesterday.  This rock and roll extravaganza is depicted like a wild theatrical musical fantasy.  The musical numbers were sung very well, especially by Egerton’s Elton, but it felt overdone and it left me feeling disappointed.  One cannot fill emptiness with theatrics and drugs...

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The Golden Buzzer

The Golden Buzzer

The Golden Buzzer

Once again I viewed America’s Got Talent last night.  It appears every Tuesday night on channel on NBC.  Every time the show ends on a high note.  The Golden Buzzer is pressed for one of the best acts.  This time Simon Cowell, one of the judges pressed the Golden Buzzer for a young boy of 11 years old.

T...

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Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg

Dan Fogelberg was an American musician, songwriter, and composer.  He is well known for his 1980’s songs such as “Longer”, “Leader of the Band” and “Same Old Lang Syne”.  He was born 8/13/51 and died on 12/16/07.  It was over 12 years ago that my favorite artist passed away...

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Songland

Songland

Songland

Songland is a show about unknown songwriters who present their original works to major recording artists and a panel of top music producers.  These songwriters hope to create the artist’s next chart topping hit.  The show is packed with star artists including the Jonas Brothers, John Legend, will.i...

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Musical Savant

Musical Savant

Musical Savant

I have met numerous savants in my job at Abilities Inc. as I helped placed those on the autistic spectrum.  There were some consumers that if I told them my birthday they could tell me what day it fell on.  I was utterly amazed.

Now there is another blind savant, a Musical Prodigy, that has come into the publ...

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America’s Got Talent

America's Got Talent - Kodi Lee

America’s Got Talent – Kodi Lee

America’ Got Talent is truly a very entertaining show.  From singers to comedians, dancers and those dare devils who risk their lives doing their stunts.  I was amazed by the comedian Fabulous Jackie, a lawyer who left practicing law to be a full time stand up comedian...

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