Category Archives: Baby Boomers

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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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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Should You Hang Up Your Jeans at 53? The Jean Jeanie Says ‘No Way’

  This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me It’s a good thing I’m not a dedicated follower of fashion advice or I would probably be feeling really badly about wasting $40 last week. Realizing that a new season was … Continue reading

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For Baby Boomers, the Stairways to Heaven Are Changing

  This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me When it comes to funerals, many Baby Boomers are literally thinking outside the box. Of course, that really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Those born between 1946 and 1964 … Continue reading

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The Monkees Make Daydream Believers 50 Years Ago with TV Debut

  This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me Fifty years ago this month Monkee mania began sweeping America and then England as The Monkees, a TV show based on the success of The Beatles and the madcap antics they … Continue reading

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63-Year-Old Punk-Pop Star Cyndi Lauper Still Having Fun Singing, Supporting Feminism

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me A little more than three decades ago, singer Cyndi Lauper told us that girls just want to have fun. Today, at age 63, Lauper is teaching us that mature women can still … Continue reading

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