Post Tagged with: "Michael Franks"

Michael Franks – The Music In My Head (2018)

Michael Franks – The Music In My Head (2018)

Michael Franks’ ‘The Music In My Head’ continues his forty-five year tradition of delivering comfort music with intellect, wit and grace.

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Proof that every one’s guilty pleasure is their own: We reached almost no consensus on this particular version of Desert Island Discs, with only the Carpenters, the Electric Light Orchestra, Hall and Oates and Olivia Newton-John garnering more than one mention.

New Music Monday: Dr. John, Ian Anderson, Tab Benoit, James Taylor, David Sylvian

Another Monday, another teetering stack of new music goodness — just waiting to be tipped over, then rifled through.

Michael Franks – Time Together (2011)

You don’t see me cover a lot of jazz vocalist or smooth jazz records, so you may wonder what is up with this piece about a record from smooth jazz’s premier vocalist, Michael Franks? When I informed our own Mark Saleski my intention to cover Franks his reaction was to disgusted “ewwwww!” but that didn’t faze me one bit.

One Track Mind: Michael Franks, "Popsicle Toes" (1975)

by S. Victor Aaron Most of the times that I choose a song for this here “One Track Mind” series is because the song simply sounds good to me. Then I’ll dive into my spiel as to why it does. Today’s OTM has it’s own intrinsic virtues, too, but it gets the focus this time because of a phone callRead More

Guilty pleasures: Gino Vannelli, Michael Franks, Hall & Oates, Jeff Lorber

by S. Victor Aaron Guilty pleasures. Admit it, we’ve all got ’em when it comes to music. For some time, now, I’ve been meaning to put a list together for everyone’s amusement. I was reminded of that half-serious promise I made to myself when I came across Rolling Stone Magazine’s back-handed compliment piece listing 25 “undisputed” guilty pleasure bands. Yeah,Read More