Now that I teach high school students I can’t help but laugh when I hear the boys pew-pooing today’s heartthrobs. It’s not so much their displays of teenage machismo that I find amusing but how vividly they remind me of how my friends and I used to rail on the young artists our classmates used to crush on. These moments are just another reminder that the more things change the more they stay the same. All this to say I apologize for every cross word I ever uttered toward Tevin Campbell circa 1988-1994.
There was a time not too long ago when this blog focused on music, something about keys to my life or some such. Anyway those days are long gone, but we all know that in reality there’s no stoppin’ the music. I’ve recently noticed that my fellow Harlem Moon alum Scott Poulson Bryant started keeping a list of his top 100 songs. Since he’s promised an Abba mention somewhere in the mid 60s, I thought it’s worth repaying the favor by plugging his site. So without further ado, Scott’s Top 100