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Thirty Year Thursday – BRUCE HORNSBY AND THE RANGE “THE WAY IT IS”

[Welcome to Thirty Year Thursday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1986] Artist: BRUCE HORNSBY AND THE RANGE Album: THE WAY IT IS Not many artists burst onto … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · 13 Comments

Thirty Year Thursday – THE MOODY BLUES “THE OTHER SIDE OF LIFE”

[Welcome to Thirty Year Thursday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1986] Artist: THE MOODY BLUES Album: THE OTHER SIDE OF LIFE After a string of seven classic … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · 7 Comments

Thirty Year Thursday – ROLLING STONES “DIRTY WORK”

[Welcome to Thirty Year Thursday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1986] Artist: ROLLING STONES Album: DIRTY WORK I can’t imagine there are many fans who rank Dirty … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · 37 Comments

Thirty Year Thursday – JOE JACKSON “BIG WORLD”

[Welcome to Thirty Year Thursday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1986] Artist: JOE JACKSON Album: BIG WORLD Big World isn’t just one of the musical highlights of … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 31 Comments

Thirty Year Thursday – VAN HALEN “5150”

[Welcome to Thirty Year Thursday, the weekly series on my favorite albums of 1986] Artist: VAN HALEN Album: 5150 Between 1980 & 1982, Van Halen was probably among my top … Continue reading

January 14, 2016 · 19 Comments

DAVID BOWIE – We Live For Just These Twenty Years

So much has been written & said in the days since we learned that David Bowie had died, and his impact on fans, fellow musicians & pop culture will be … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · 30 Comments

Thirty Year Thursday – Introduction / THE FIRM “MEAN BUSINESS”

Welcome to the first KamerTunesBlog weekly series. A few years ago on my Facebook page I wrote a paragraph about my favorite albums from 1983 each week in a series … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · 18 Comments

FROM AMY TO ZAPPA – I’m Waiting For Valerie

This is a silly subject for a blog post: songs named “Valerie” (including alternate spellings). I was inspired a few weeks ago after hearing one of them at the gym, … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 39 Comments

KamerTunesBlog Year In Review 2015

2015 has been a tumultuous year for me. As suggested in the Wait Until The Summer’s Gone and Long Time Gone posts that bookended my six month break from writing … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · 19 Comments

HIGH ON YOU – More Hooks Than A Tackle Box

Is Survivor’s 1984 Top 10 hit single, “High On You,” the greatest song of all time? Probably not. Was it one of the best melodic rock songs of the ‘80s? … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 28 Comments

GONNA RAISE HELL – My First Five Concerts

Some of my favorite conversations have begun with the question, “what was your first concert?” I’m always happy to talk about my initiation into the world of living, breathing rock … Continue reading

December 1, 2015 · 73 Comments

LONG TIME GONE But I’m Back In The Saddle Again

It’s been nearly 6 months since my last blog post and a lot has happened in that time. I went on hiatus for the summer knowing that my wife & … Continue reading

November 24, 2015 · 31 Comments

WAIT UNTIL THE SUMMER’S GONE – Taking A Blog Break

It’s time for me to take a self-imposed break from blogging. I enjoy sharing my musical discoveries (& re-discoveries) and engaging in conversations with others who share the same passion, … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · 58 Comments

GREAT OUT OF THE GATE – My Favorite Debut Albums Part 5

Although I could continue writing about all the wonderful debut albums in my collection, it’s time to wrap up this series with another ten that have made a big impression … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · 55 Comments

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