Song of the Week: “(You’re The) Devil in Disguise” (Elvis Presley)

Wednesday will mark forty years since Elvis Presley’s death, so this week I thought it would be appropriate to honor him. I wish I could tell you that I have some deep connection with this song describe how it’s an influential masterpiece, or something like that. But there’s really only one reason that I love… Read More Song of the Week: “(You’re The) Devil in Disguise” (Elvis Presley)

Song of the Week: “Surprise, Surprise” (Bruce Springsteen)

Well, last Tuesday I turned twenty-four, and people will finally like me again. So I thought I’d be selfish and use this week’s song to celebrate. Note: This post was intended to go live last week, but was moved for obvious reasons. Which works out for the best, since my mother’s birthday is this week… Read More Song of the Week: “Surprise, Surprise” (Bruce Springsteen)

Song of the Week: “Shadow of the Day” (Linkin Park)

By now everyone is likely aware of Chester Bennington’s untimely death, so we’ve chosen to honor him this week. I’ll be honest, it’s been many years since I last listened to Linkin Park, and possibly even longer since I’ve listened to Dead by Sunrise, Bennington’s other band (which despite continuing to perform for years after,… Read More Song of the Week: “Shadow of the Day” (Linkin Park)

Song of the Week: “We Take Care of Our Own” (Bruce Springsteen)

Tuesday is the Fourth of July, so I thought it was high time we got The Boss in on our little series here. When it comes to songs about America, there are two artists that come to mind immediately: Bruce Springsteen and Green Day. While the latter, of course, is known for their often scathing… Read More Song of the Week: “We Take Care of Our Own” (Bruce Springsteen)