Listening

Sharing a new song we discovered or a favorite from our music collection every Friday.

Shot Glass by Russell King Banner

Shot Glass — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Shot Glass" by Russell King. This is the title track from his debut full-length album that was just released. His traditional style brought back memories of my time in Houston learning to two step, making some friends, and being smitten by more than one Texas cowgirl.
Death Row by Thomas Rhett

Death Row by Thomas Rhett — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's Song is "Death Row" by Thomas Rhett. The song features Tyler Hubbard and Russell Dickerson. I thought it was a great example of how American country music can tell a story, touch your heart, and make you think.
In the Air Tonight by Phil Collins

In the Air Tonight — This Friday’s Song

Continuing to listen to 80s tracks. This Friday's Song is "In the Air Tonight" by Phil Collins. I had moved to Houston the year before this was released and this brought back a lot of memories.
Morning Has Broken

Morning Has Broken — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's Song is "Morning Has Broken" by Yusof / Cat Stevens. My wife streamed this song last week and it brought back a lot of memories. Steven's music reflected much about my generation as we came of age.
Cover of Piano Man by Billy Joel

Piano Man — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Piano Man" by Billy Joel. When the song was released in 1973, I was a sophomore in college at CW Post on Long Island. "Piano Man" hit the airwaves in NY pretty big and it made me a Billy Joe fan.
Sing Me Back Home by Don Williams

Sing Me Back Home — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is Sing Me Back Home, a cover of the 1967 Merle Haggard hit performed by Don Williams. Williams has been favorite of mine since I lived in Texas 'back in my younger days.' Hope you enjoy!

Waiting for a Girl Like You — This Friday’s Song

Waiting for a Girl Like You" by Foreigner is this Friday's song. Teresa and I are celebrating our eleventh wedding anniversary tomorrow. This 1981 power ballad expresses how I felt when I first met her in 2008 and every day since then much better than I ever could. My darling, I thank God every day for helping me find you and thank you for saying yes.

Growing Old With You — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Growing Old With You" by Restless Road. This new song just hit the streaming services and YouTube today. Teresa and I really enjoyed this sweet love song when we found it today.
Sting from Fields of Gold Video

Fields of Gold — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Fields of Gold" by Sting. This classic ballad was released in June 1993. I was living in Dallas and helping launch MetaSolv when this hit the airwaves.

Buy Dirt — This Friday’s Song

This Friday's song is "Buy Dirt" performed by Jordon Davis and Luke Bryan. This 2021 release is a reminder that life is short and our focus should always be on the simple things that make life worth living.