Category Archive: Music

Jan 04

Record collection exploration – Part One – Found All The Parts

I have a pretty impressive record collection (at least I think it’s impressive). And I’m talking actual records here. Vinyl. Now I have lots and lots of CDs too and about 19,000 digital tracks on my computer/iPod, so I’m not one of those old dudes who is sitting around griping about how much cooler LPs …

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Dec 03

RIP, Bobby Keys

The Rolling Stones, Delaney & Bonnie, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Dr. John, Graham Nash, Humple Pie, Harry Nilsson, The Faces, B.B. King, Barbra Streisand, John Lennon, Carly Simon, Gary Wright, Ringo Starr, John Martyn, Donovan, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Martha Reeves, Etta James, Warren Zevon, Leo Sayer, Eric Carmen, Billy Preston, Jim Carroll, Joe Ely, …

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Nov 17

Weekly Workout Playlist for 11/17/14

It’s that time again. Enjoy and have a fantastic workout week.

Nov 16

Value vs. Price

We seem, as a culture, stuck in this horrible space where all we care about is the price of things and not the value we gather from them. As far as I can tell a significant number of folks aren’t even aware there is a difference. I would, for example, never be able to put …

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Oct 28

Weekly Workout Playlist – 10-28-14

Sometimes it pays to carefully pick your tunes. Sometimes it’s best to just pile on the cliche’s. This week, I chose the latter. Enjoy and let me know what you think.

Oct 16

Old guy griping about stuff that used to be cool and isn’t anymore…

Led Zeppelin issues alternate mix of Rock and Roll – Consequence of Sound Jimmy Page has been remastering the Zep catalog again, and we’re about to get a new version of Led Zeppelin IV. I’m on the fence about the whole remastering the same stuff for the umpteenth time. One the one hand, I like …

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Aug 13

Joy…

  Post by Coach Joe Selby – Rock It Fitness.

Jul 18

What does it mean to be a virtuoso?…

I’ve spent decades writing about music. I backed away from that as a constant pursuit several years ago because the things people were willing to pay me to write about, in terms of bands/artists/records were mostly things that I had a hard time finding anything positive to say about. It can be fun to savage …

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Jul 12

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow…

Tommy Ramone has left the building. There are no more original Ramones.

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Dec 24

Music to Rock It to…

Finding motivation to exercise over the holidays can be tough. One thing that can help – energetic music to get you in the mood to move. Here’s an hour-ish of music to get your feet movin’. Merry Christmas, all.

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