Category Archives: Music

  • roy orbison, blind singer, evergreen, 1960s, 1950s, 1970s

    Is there a song (or a few) that you’d want played at your own funeral memorial service or celebration of life gathering, for the people that are remembering and thinking of you after you’re gone? The video montage is set to Roy Orbison‘s haunting vocal for the love song Evergreen. Evergreen, written by Joe Tanner and […]

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  • joni mitchell, singer, songwriter, both sides now, 1960s, 1970s, folk singer, senior citizen

    Is there a song (or a few) that you’d want played at your own funeral memorial service or celebration of life gathering, for the people that are remembering and thinking of you after you’re gone? Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has said that Both Sides Now was inspired when she was on an airplane and looked down on the clouds; […]

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  • january 1952, curly howard, the three stooges, brothers, moe howard, shemp howard, comedian, actor, vaudeville, movies

    Baby Boomer Trivia From January 1952: The Greatest Show on Earth, Stooge Curly Dies, Johnnie Ray Sings Cry  Director and producer Cecil B. DeMille’s epic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus movie The Greatest Show on Earth  premiered in January 1952. Starring Betty Hutton (Photo: YouTube), Cornel Wilde, James Stewart, and Dorothy Lamour as circus artists […]

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  • george michael, dead, december 25 2016, died, age 53, 50+, singer, wham, wake me up before you go go, last christmas, passed away, baby boomers, 80s music

    One half of Wham is gone – singer George Michael (nee George Panayiotou) has died at the age of 53 on December 25, 2016. Below, George Michael & Wham sing Last Christmas and Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go. Baby boomers will recall that George Michael first rose to fame during the 1980’s with pop […]

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  • bing crosby christmas song, classic bing crosby christmas, white christmas, holiday inn, senior, baby boomer, bing crosby television special, bing crosby duet, david bowie, little drummer boy, peace on earth

    Are either White Christmas or Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth sung by Bing Crosby (and David Bowie) on your list of Top 10 Christmas Songs? Whether you’re a baby boomer or not, you may appreciate senior citizen Bing Crosby and a young David Bowie singing the classic Christmas songs Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth from Bing Crosby’s last TV special in 1977, below.  If Little Drummer Boy isn’t […]

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  • top ten christmas songs, best christmas songs, christmas music, its the most wonderful time of the year, andy williams

    Is It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year sung by Andy Williams, on your list of Top 10 Christmas Songs? Whether you’re a senior or baby boomer (or not), you may like Andy Williams singing his classic Christmas song It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, below.  Right, Andy Williams’s Christmas Collection album cover. (Photo: Wikipedia) As Andy Williams sings in It’s […]

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  • elvis presley, i'll be home for christmas, bing crosby, seniors, baby boomers, elvis' christmas album

    Is I’ll Be Home For Christmas sung by Elvis Presley, on your list of Top 10 Christmas Songs? Whether you’re a senior or baby boomer (or not), you may like Elvis Presley singing the classic Christmas song I’ll Be Home For Christmas, below.  As Elvis Presley (Photo: YouTube) sings in I’ll Be Home For Christmas: Christmas Eve will find me, where the love light gleams […]

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  • top ten christmas songs, baby boomer, senior citizen, christmas music, best christmas songs, the christmas song, nat king cole

    Is The Christmas Song sung by Nat King Cole on your list of Top 10 Christmas Songs? Whether you’re a senior or baby boomer (or not), you may like Nat King Cole singing his classic Christmas song The Christmas Song, below.  Right, Nat King Cole’s The Christmas Song album cover. (Photo: Steve Hoffman Music Forums) As Nat King Cole sings in The Christmas Song: To kids from […]

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  • have yourself a merry little christmas, judy garland, sam smith, meet me in st louis, seniors, baby boomers

    Is Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas sung by Judy Garland, on your list of Top 10 Christmas Songs? Whether you’re a senior or baby boomer (or not), you may like Judy Garland singing her classic Christmas song Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Below, in a scene from Meet Me in St. Louis (1944), Judy Garland sings Have Yourself a Merry Little […]

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  • Is Winter Wonderland sung by Anne Murray, on your list of Top 10 Christmas Songs? Whether you’re a senior or baby boomer (or not), you may like the classic Christmas song Winter Wonderland, as sung by Anne Murray, below.   As Anne Murray (Photo: Twitter) sings in Winter Wonderland, As we dream by the fire To face unafraid […]

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