Author Archives: dleeprice

About dleeprice

I’m a retired journalist and educator now operating a freelance writing/speaking/consulting practice in DC focusing on 4 subjects - the Baby Boom generation, classic rock, issue on aging, and grand-parenting.

For Eric Burdon, Singing Is Still a Spiritual Sound

By Dave Price This article 1st appeared in Booming Encore At age 75, he may need some assistance from a cane and the strong left arm of a loving wife to get from the dressing room to the backstage area. … Continue reading

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Cruising, Music, and Baby Boomers

By Dave Price This article 1st appeared in Booming Encore It’s almost a certainty that in 1959 when Frankie Ford sang the line from his Top-20 hit “won’t you let me take you on a sea cruise” he couldn’t have … Continue reading

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Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are A Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By Dave Price This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! One of the fastest … Continue reading

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Living Where You Love Vs. Living Near Your Grandkids

By Dave Price This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me Recently, Judy, my wife of 44 years, and I experienced a difficult family situation probably best captured by a rephrasing of the oft-repeated lines from the popular song by … Continue reading

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If 2016 Had a Theme Song, It Would Be ‘All Things Must Pass’

By Dave Price 1st Published in Booming Encore Under a somber November sky, as they waited for the plane arriving into Washington from Dallas, author Mary McGrory turned to then presidential aide, later-to-be Senator from New York Daniel Patrick Moynihan … Continue reading

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David Bowie: How Can That Voice Not Be Here Anymore?

By Dave Price 1st published in Booming Encore Shirley Giddens remembers with absolute certainty her surroundings when she first heard the news. It was early morning and she was in her kitchen getting ready for the drive to the South … Continue reading

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The Pope and Science Agree: Listen to Your Grandparents

When the Pope talks, you better listen. And when he gives you homework, you best do it. Earlier this month, Pope Francis told a group of Italian children they should frequently listen to their grandparents, ask them questions, and tell … Continue reading

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