(Above: Me in the WLRA studios, sometime in the Miami Vice era.) In yesterday's post I waxed poetic (wax on, wax off...) about college radio and my time at Lewis University's WLRA. My time in college was far from traditional. In my fourth semester at Lewis, I decided to forego my college eligibility and turn … Continue reading College Radio Redux: U2 – “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” (1987)
Sometimes, the difference between a hit and a miss is merely a matter of timing. In the fall of 1987 I started classes at Lewis University. It was there that I began my college radio career as a DJ on WLRA-FM. (A word of warning: this blog will often mention college radio. It is something … Continue reading Greatest misses: The Insiders, “Ghost On the Beach” (1987)
So what was the song playing when I thought "I should share these thoughts?" Oddly enough, it was "My Little Town" by Simon and Garfunkel. The song made it to #9 on the national charts in late 1975. (Word of warning - expect a lot of chart stuff on this blog. The dissertation that I wrote is … Continue reading The song that inspired this blog – Simon and Garfunkel, “My Little Town” (1975)
In which I explain that the music in my head won't stop, and I'm going to write about it.