Barcelona, Freddie Mercury's collaboration with opera superstar Montserrat Caballe, is his crowning achievement. I have long felt this way about this incredibly special album. Barcelona is the logical fulfillment of the bombastic pop/rock opera fusion that Freddie Mercury helped to create within the context of Queen. The music featured on the Barcelona album toned down … Continue reading Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe
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Here it is late Winter 2017 and I am thinking about baseball. The Super Bowl is over and the NBA season is slowly grinding to completion. Spring Training has begun and my thoughts are turning to baseball. I am sure that Chicago Cubs fans are still basking in the afterglow of winning The World Series. … Continue reading Let’s Play Ball!!!
Let me just say that I love the music of Phil Collins. I can not say that I love the man because I have never met him. But his music has been a big part of my life since 1981. The music that he made with Genesis and as a solo artist is amoung some … Continue reading All Sides Of The Story