Tune That Name: Mary

solitary

It’s the Friday music game — I’ll show you mine, you show me yours. This week, it’s more songs with names in the title. Just one name, actually, Mary (or Marie, or Maria). I’ve got songs by Springsteen, Cash, Sarah McLachlan, Mazzy Star, Randy Newman and many others, including, of course, Leonard Nimoy. [Read more...]

Tune That Name: L

Patty

It’s the Friday music game — I’ll show you mine, you show me yours. This week, still more songs with names in the title, including Lefty, Levon, Lila, Lisa, Lola, Lolita, Lorraine, Louie, Louise, Lucinda, Lucy, Luka, Lulu and Luther. [Read more...]

Tune That Name: K

horses

It’s the Friday music game — I’ll show you mine and you show me yours. This week, more songs with names in the title. We’re on K names, and I sure hope you folks have some good ones, because all I’ve got is Kalhoun, Kathy, Katie, Kensey, Kimberly, Kitty, Kody and Kyle(‘s Mom). [Read more...]

Tune That Name: Jonas to Julio

Ramones

It’s the Friday music game — I’ll show you mine, you show me yours. This week, more songs with names in the title. We’re finishing up the “J” names, including Jonas, Jones, Josephine, Josie, Jude, Judy, Julia, Juliet and Julio. [Read more...]

I’ve been told that there are those who will learn how to fly

GreenChurch

After editing that Second Chapter of Acts album cover recently, I had “Mansion Builder” stuck in my head for days. It can be such a pretty song that I almost don’t mind the vapid otherworldliness of its theology. Almost. [Read more...]

Tune That Name: John & Johnny

Kerosene

It’s the Friday music game — I’ll show you mine and you show me yours. This week, more songs with names in the title and this time it’s all about Johnny. (Wait, like, who’s Johnny? Answer me, Debbie, who’s Johnny?) [Read more...]

Lord won’t you tell us, tell us what does it mean

Karl Barth and Miroslav Volf on listening and seeing. They’re lookin’ down kinda puzzled, pokin’ that dog with a stick. [Read more...]

Tune That Name: Jean to Joey

Lobos

It’s the Friday music game — I’ll show you mine and you show me yours. This week, more songs with names in the title. We’re still on the letter J, including — Jean, Jeannie, Jen, Jenifa, Jenni, Jenny, Jezebel, Jimmy, Jody, Joe and Joey. [Read more...]


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