The Music in My Head: 3/5 – 3/9

The Music in My Head: 3/5 – 3/9

3/5/18: Tom Petty “Room At The Top” 

I was watching the Academy Awards show last night, and Eddie Vedder sang Tom Petty’s song “Room At The Top” for the annual memorial segment. It was the perfect song for such a special presentation, and it was hard to not get a little teary-eyed.

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3/6/18: Elton John “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” 

Elton John has been a big part of the soundtrack of my adult life, and probably a good portion of your life too. So it almost doesn’t matter what song I play, because this is music that tends to wind up in all of our heads!

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3/7/18: Harry Chapin “Taxi”

The song playing in my head this morning is from the singer, songwriter and storyteller Harry Chapin! The man could tell a story! Some of his songs were so long that he had trouble getting some radio stations to play them. I guess he needed the extra time to tell the story the way he wanted it told, and you certainly can’t blame him — especially when his songs and stories are so well-executed!

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3/8/18: Fleetwood Mac “World Turning” 

There’s no surprises in my head today! Fleetwood Mac is one of my all-time favorites, the kind of band I could listen to all day and all night and never get tired of. The song I’m hearing today is one of their best, in my humble opinion. It’s also vastly under-appreciated, even by Fleetwood Mac fans!

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3/9/18: Jonny Lang “Breakin’ Me” 

You know how at the end of “Blues Brother 2000” they have this huge ensemble number with about a hundred musicians participating in a rock n’ roll song, each one singing or playing a line or a bar (or two) as the credits roll? The first time I ever heard Jonny Lang was during that extravaganza.

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Music makes the perfect Gift! School of Rock Chapel Hill offers music programs and lessons to people of all ages! Adults – treat yourself to a performance class! And treat your kids to a summer camp! Spots are filling quickly! 

Just announced: The School of Rock Chapel Hill’s mid-season show is Sunday, March 18th, at the Local 506 on Franklin Street at 1pm. 

The School of Rock Chapel Hill is a music school located in the 501 Diner location on Fordham Blvd in front of Eastgate, in the Blue Hill District!

Locally owned, locally operated, locally staffed, locally sourced instruments, and locally built!
And why should the kids have all of the rock and roll fun? The School of Rock Offers adult programs as well. It is never too late to learn how to rock…Enroll Today! at chapelhill.schoolofrock.com, or call 919-338-1011.

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