Retro Music Review

Kids TV Themes of the 60s, 70s, and 80s

Kids TV themes of the 60s, 70s, and 80s – how do they sound today? Examining Scooby Doo, G.I. Joe, Sesame Street, Spider-man, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Transformers, The Muppet Show, and many more classics!

How will your favorite childhood show rate, as far as its theme song?

Simplistic Rock and Roll: INXS Kick

The Simplistic rock and roll stylings of INXS’ breakthrough album “Kick.”Do they work in 2019? Does Kick still stir us? Or do the songs sound dated? In this experiment I review all 12 tracks from Kick and ask which songs work, which songs don’t.

Hysteria – The Best Hard Rock Album of the 80s.

What’s the best hard rock album of the 80s? Why Def Leppard’s Hysteria of course! From Woman to Love and Affection, I review the album in its entirety. What makes it great? What are the best songs? And are the filler songs great as well? Read on and I’ll tell you!

Winners Never Quit – Sadly Still Relevant.

In 2000, Pedro the Lion released their album “Winners Never Quit.” Join me as I explore this album. I find not just one, not just two, but three different reasons why this album is still relevant to today. At times – this album is even a bit prophetic!

Steve Taylor – Squint (1993)

The album “Squint” by Steve Taylor is 25 years old as of just a few weeks ago. I feel like it was just released, and I still listen to the album several times a month. From “The Lament of Desmond….” to “The Moshing Floor” to “Cash Cow,” I’ll examine this album and ask “Does Squint still hold up?”

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