Music and Dance

Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney

Despite being a Beatles fan for nearly fifty years, I’d never seen any of the Fab Four perform in person until I saw Paul McCartney in San Francisco last week on his Out There tour. Hearing 65,000 fans (of all …[Continue]

John Lennon

John Lennon

John Lennon (9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980) was an English musician and songwriter who rose to fame as one of The Beatles. After two decades of worldwide fame, he was shot to death by a deranged fan in …[Continue]

Cloud Music

Cloud Music

The recent trend toward cloud music has several benefits. Putting your music in “the cloud” can ease syncing music across many devices, provide backup in case of computer disaster, offer social tools to share your musical tastes, introduce you to …[Continue]

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (1935-1977) was a rock and roll pioneer, with fans worldwide that refuse to forget him. His unique sound was influenced by country music, gospel singing, and rhythm and blues (R&B). Find out why he’s still the King …[Continue]

Opera

Opera

Opera is a form of musical theater that started in Italy at the end of the sixteenth century, and differs from modern dramas in that all the words are sung, instead of spoken. The opera’s story is told through the …[Continue]

Christmas Songs

Christmas Songs

Covering the gamut from traditional Christmas carols to pop holiday music, these Christmas sites include printable lyrics, music trivia, and streaming online radio stations. May your holiday season be joyful and filled with music!…[Continue]

Social Music

Social Music

In the old days, radio disc jockeys controlled what music was heard over the public airways. Nowadays, everyone’s a music critic, and we rely on friends (virtual and otherwise) to recommend new sounds. This week’s crop of sites use the …[Continue]

ABBA

ABBA

ABBA was a successful pop music group from Sweden, that enjoyed a decade of pop chart hits that started in the mid-seventies with their “Waterloo” single. In 1999 their music was turned into a musical, Mamma Mia! that is still …[Continue]

Karaoke Sing-Along

Karaoke Sing-Along

Turn your home computer into a karaoke machine with these fun, sing-along sites. All you need is an Internet connection and your multimedia computer. And although you can sing without it, a microphone connected to your sound card completes the …[Continue]