The Bells Ring Remembrance

When I sat down at my computer this morning for my customary Facebook-and-coffee routine, I saw that many friends were posting tributes to the victims and heroes of 9/11. As I pondered what would be a good musical tribute for … Continue reading

Name That Tune in Charlotte: DNC 2012!

Four years ago, I turned on the TV when the Democratic National Convention began, thinking I’d watch a little, get bored, and switch to something else. But I quickly got swept up into a three-evening-long game of Name That Tune. … Continue reading

Miss Music Nerd at BlogHer ’12!

MMN NYC OMG! Greetings from the Big Apple, music nerds! I made a spur of the moment decision a week ago to attend BlogHer 2012, a two-and-a-half-day party, lovefest and networkapalooza for women bloggers. I got the idea from one … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament: We Have A Winner!

The votes are in, and a champion has been crowned in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! The Beatles: “Here Comes The Sun“ While it would have cheered me to see an older song win (in the classical world, “New … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Championship Round!

This it it, music nerds! The final two contenders in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament go verse-to-verse and chorus-to-chorus today! Go here to cast your vote before 5am EDT tomorrow! I am still carrying a torch for Gene Kelly, … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Final Four: Rain & Seasons!

Things are really heating up in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! Voting is open now in the Rain & Seasons regions, and the competition is stiff! Vote (for Gene Kelly!!) before 5 am EDT tomorrow! Final Four: Rain vs. … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Final Four: Sun & Elements!

I was very happy to see that 3 out of 4 of my picks advanced to the Final Four round of the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! And really, I picked Bill Withers over the Beatles just to be contrary, … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament: Elite 8!

We’ve arrived at the Elite 8 round of the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! Voting is still open in the Rain and Seasons regions, but it has already closed in the Sun and Elements regions (click links to see results). … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Sweet Sixteen Round: Rain & Seasons!

Today is the second day of voting in the Sweet Sixteen Round of the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament! Time for two matchups each in the Rain & Seasons regions! Sweet Sixteen Round: Rain Region Gene Kelly: “Singin’ in the … Continue reading

Weather Song Tournament, Sweet Sixteen Round: Sun & Elements!

Music Nerd March Madness resumes! The competition in the Weather Channel’s Weather Song Tournament is heating up with the Sweet Sixteen Round! Voting is open now for the Sun and Elements regions — make your selections before 5am EDT tomorrow … Continue reading