Every week on Sunday or Monday I look at one of Billboard charts and choose one of the top five songs to be my song of the week. This weeks song is Rolling in the Deep by Adele Song: Rolling in the Deep Artist: Adele Chart: Pop Peak: 3 Currently: 3 Peak on Hot 100: 1 Currently: 1 My Thoughts: I don’t really care for this style of music. have […]

On my iTunes and iPod, I have a playlist of my personal favorite songs. It currently contains 52 songs from artists such as Switchfoot, U2, Newsboys, Coldplay and Owl City. For most of these songs, I know ever single lyric. The Coldplay songs being the biggest exception. Not only this, but this favorites playlists only covers a relatively small number of the songs I could sing most of. What I […]

Today is one of those days. One of those days when I don’t know what to write. One of those days when, however hard I try, I cannot come up with a good blog topic. I sure do hate those days, they make life so much harder. So, if I ramble, please forgive, I’m doing my best. I question that I suppose would be asked if I had more readers […]

Song: Far Away Artist: Marsha Ambrosius Chart: Hip-Hop and R&B Peak: 4 Currently: 4 Peak on Hot 100: 83 Currently: 83 My Thoughts: I am by no means a fan of Hip-Hop and this is no exception. I selected this one because it was the only one I could find on the charts that was relatively clean compared to the other top songs in the genre. Lyrics: So sad to […]

In December of 2010, I had the privilege of being part of a guest choir at a orchestral concert. The concert was fabulous, but I found it curious that there were two of the members of the orchestra who never played anything. In fact, they were not even on stage. They were simply sitting in the front row, they seemed to be waiting for something. A Woden Ratchet Photo courtesy […]

Picture this: you have finally decided that you are going to learn an instrument, perhaps you have even decided which instrument you wish to learn. But you are not exactly sure how to go about it. Perhaps you know that you need to find a teacher, but your not sure what you should be looking for. Luckily for you, I’m here to help. This four step guide will set you […]

Song: The Cave Artist: Mumford and Sons Chart: Rock Peak: 2 Currently: 4 Peak on Hot 100: 27 Currently: 74 My Thoughts: I love this song. Mumford and Sons is somewhat new to the scene, but they have become quite popular, and for good reason. Great music. Although it could very easily be described as more folk then rock, it fights nicely into the genre. Can’t wait to see what […]

Because of formatting difficulties, this post will not contain images of the iPods. If you wish to see the iPods mentioned in this post, there is an excellent image gallery over at IGN. Picking up where we left off in Part 2. 2008 – Apple released the 4th generation iPod Nano. The new nano went back to the thin design of the 1st and 2nd generation models, and was thinner […]

Because of formatting dificulties, this post will not contain images of the iPods. If you wish to see the iPods mentioned in this post, there is an excellent image gallery over at IGN. Picking up where we left off in Part 1. 2005 – In January of 2005 Apple released the first generation iPod shuffle. The iPod shuffle was small, had no screen, and came in 512 MB and 1 […]

Every week on Sunday or Monday I look at one of Billboard charts and choose one of the top five songs to be my song of the week.  This weeks song is Live a Little by Kenny Chesney Song: Live a Little Artist: Kenny Chesney Chart: Country Peak: 1 Currently:  3 Peak on Hot 100: 61 Currently: 64 My thoughts: Great song. I’ve always liked this style of country. The […]