Tune of the Tuesday: “Knocking At The Door” – Arkells

Because when it’s already May and you still feel like you have a lot of week left, you need an anthemic rock song to power you through.

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Throwback Track Thursday: “No Such Thing” – John Mayer

The rhythm of the riffs takes me back to the days of music communities and discussion boards, using videocassettes to tape live performance footage to rewatch later. The first few bars of this song are memories and are especially memorable to me. I remember first seeing John Mayer perform in a small club where it was easy to get to the front and use the small raised stage as a makeshift table for drinks while one marvelled at his mastery of his acoustic guitar up close.

Throwback Track Thursday: “All I Want” – Toad the Wet Sprocket

Sometimes, I wonder if kids today will look back at this era of music decades from now and still enjoy the artists of the day as much as kids in my day look back to the music and artists of the 80’s and 90’s. There are so many songs from that period that I either know the lyrics by heart or, at the very least, sing the chorus convincingly! I miss songs like “All I Want” by Toad the Wet Sprocket. And bands with interesting names!