Once There Was a Time

The trivia question for this week is, What happened on the west coast of America in the summer of 1967 that is still called by a particular name? Once there was a time. It was a perfect storm of music, issues, and people all coming together at just the right time in just the right… Continue reading Once There Was a Time


This Pipeline Is No Peace Pipe

This week’s trivia question (and if you get this one you are damn good) is, What person, born on the Piapot Plains Cree First Nation Reserve in the Qu'Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada, has been a performing artist for decades and recorded a song about Wounded Knee? I sat down to write this blog and froze… Continue reading This Pipeline Is No Peace Pipe

I Must Have Blinked and Missed Something

The trivia question for this week:  Mark Knopfler wrote a song he described as a compilation of the voicemail messages from the people trapped inside the World Trade Center towers and recorded it with Emmylou Harris. Do you know what song that is? I must have blinked. One minute I was standing in a retail… Continue reading I Must Have Blinked and Missed Something


SAD Winter

The trivia question for this week is, What Beatles sad song became their 20th and last number-one song in the United States? This was in June 1970 and was the last single they released as a group. This is not just about me. I'm fortunate enough to have a relatively mild form of what is… Continue reading SAD Winter