Jeff’s Favorite Things My Favorite Things, from The Sound of Music, seems to be a popular Christmas song… and I don’t know why. I sang it with Celia’s Yuletide Express, it was included in a Christmas song book I bought …

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Halloween For some people, Halloween is about hayrides, pumpkin patches, superheroes, and princesses. For other people, Halloween is about haunted houses, ouija boards, zombies, and axe murderers. This is for the other people…

All Your Favorite Bands I can not stop listening to this song, “All Your Favorite Bands” by Dawes, and when I’m this excited about a song, I have to learn how to play it. Harmonically it’s very simple, but the …

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Happy Labor Day In 1887, Oregon was the first state to make Labor Day an official holiday. In 1992, The Bottle Rockets were formed in Festus, Missouri. In 1894, Congress passed an act making Labor Day a national holiday. In 1999, …

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Spinning Song What do I do for work? Play music. What do I do for fun? Play music. Spinning Song was composed by Albert Ellmenreich (1816-1905). Who??? I don’t know… Evidently one-hit wonders are not just a modern phenomenon. Every several …

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