July 21, 2018

Happy 70th, Bob Dylan

By Chaplain Mike Part way through my morning, I remembered it was Bob Dylan’s seventieth birthday. I scrolled through my iPod playlist and saw that I had a “Dylan Mix” there. So, here are the 25 songs with which I celebrated Dylan today. There could have been a hundred more, but these 25 served just […]

First Quarter Listening Report

By Chaplain Mike Today, I will update you on some of the music that I’ve been listening to during the first quarter of 2011. My collection was enhanced more than usual because of a generous gift of an Amazon gift card from a dear friend (thanks, DS!). It gave me the opportunity to try out […]

Flower

By Chaplain Mike For your Friday evening listening pleasure—Amos Lee.

For Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day, from Chaplain Mike For Gail and my family, and all our friends everywhere.

One Voice

For your Friday evening listening pleasure… The Wailin’ Jennys, “One Voice”

Some Light Housecleaning

As I am stuck inside my ranch (ok, suburban ranch-style house) here in Tulsa waiting for the snow to melt, I thought it might be a good time to try to catch up on some light housecleaning. I have a number of books piled up that need to be reviewed. I’ll touch on a few […]

A Life in a Song

By Chaplain Mike A song has been haunting my thoughts lately. Though recorded a couple of years ago, I have just become familiar with it. It’s Glen Campbell’s cover of “These Days” by Jackson Browne. I remember the original from the early 70’s, when I was a Browne fan, but this cover is a revelation. […]

Lenny LeBlanc: Christmas Night

By Chaplain Mike Here’s a new favorite of mine that I’ve enjoyed the past couple of Christmases. From the album, Christmas Night.

And One Final List of Christmas Favorites

Yesterday, Jeff and I posted lists of some favorite Christmas albums. Music is such an important part of the Advent and Christmas season! I got into a habit early in our adult life of buying Christmas CD’s as gifts to mark my wife’s November birthday (she loves music as much as I do), and so […]

…And a Few More Christmas Favorites

By Chaplain Mike In usual fashion, the Very Right Reverend Jeff Dunn has thrown down the gauntlet by posting five of his favorite Christmas music selections. You didn’t think I would keep quiet and not respond, did you? Actually, I’m going to give you two lists. Jeff focused on folk and contemporary expressions of seasonal […]