On Saturday, April 27, we took our daughter and her friend to see the Mini Pop Kids 16 Take Flight Tour. What I didn’t tell the girls was that we had VIP passes and they would get to meet the Mini Pop Kids. Mini Pop Kids is the multi-million selling & iTunes children chart topping album series from K-tel. First launched in the 1980’s, the original Minipops featured talented children (between the ages of 9-15) singing pops hits of the day. It went on to sell millions of albums in Australia, … Continue reading
Growing up in the 1970’s wasn’t really that much different than it is today. We all listened to music, whether it be rock, folk or disco music. I have been listening to a variety of music and bands since I was young. If it had a good beat, I was probably listening to it. When I listened to music it was usually on my little radio, a Realistic from Radio Shack or my portable record (LP) player. I had a variety records that I would play. One of my favourite shows … Continue reading
When I was about 8 years old, I remember listening to the radio on my parent’s hi-fi. (an all one stereo that played record (LP) and 8 tracks.) One day I was bored with the AM stations and decided to see what FM was all about. I moved the dial around until I found music and when the music stopped, I heard the station’s name; Q-107 Toronto’s Rock, and I have been listening ever since. While Q-107 is my most tuned in radio station, I do occasionally like to switch it up a … Continue reading
When I was about 9 years old I heard Bonnie Tyler singing It’s a Heartache on the the radio. I am sure I had no idea at the time what the song was about nor did I probably care, it sounded good and her voice was just amazing. Since that time I have been following many female musicians.
Music through the years has changed, but I have always listened to the same music. Listening to music takes me to different places in time, where I first heard a certain song, who introduced me to certain bands and of course the types of music I listen too. I was brought up listening to all music, and enjoy all types. I do have favourite songs or groups but when I listen to music it always seems to be the same. I started with of course the good old radio stations, … Continue reading