Tag Archives: Living the Dream

Bonus Tracks: 2000 and Beyond

So one last commentary before we get started on this huge tournament (10 rounds.) I’ve been collaborating with some folks over the last few weeks to try to identify a good and diverse selection of songs that came out in … Continue reading

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MIRST Competitors Release (10 of 13): Mainstream Rock, Punk, & New Wave, 1975-1979

As explained in the Rock Monster post, rock and roll in the early 70s split out of a prism into an eclectic group of stylistic cousins. The late 70s saw a consolidation of these styles back into each other from … Continue reading

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MIRST Competitors Release (9 of 13): Black Pop, Reggae, & The Rise Of Disco, 1970-1977

Note: All information below is based on my notes from my History of Rock course. The songs found at the bottom will be competing in our “Most Influential Rock Song of all Time” (MIRST) tournament, which will begin here at LivingTheDream.org on … Continue reading

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MIRST Competitors Release (8 of 13): The Growing Rock Monster, 1970-1977

Note: All information below is based on my notes from my History of Rock course. The songs found at the bottom will be competing in our “Most Influential Rock Song of all Time” (MIRST) tournament, which will begin here at LivingTheDream.org on … Continue reading

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Opening Tracks and Radio Songs: Championship Round!

A joyous 3.5 weeks on the road came to an end today. I’ll have much to post about it- travel adventures, photos, and even videos.  But all that in due time. We’re on the verge of picking the best opening … Continue reading

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Opening Tracks and Radio Songs: The Elite 8

The Elite 8 basketball games that were on yesterday included the savage injury to Kevin Ware, and at LTD we send positive thoughts his way. Obviously being on the road has been more grueling than Guillermo or I expected.  We … Continue reading

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Opening Tracks and Radio Songs: The Sweet Sixteen Continues!

Greetings from the Great American Northwest!  The stretch from northern California to southern Oregon has to rank up there with Montana and the Utah-Colorado pass as some of the most beautiful scenery in our country.   My participation in the … Continue reading

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