Posts Categorized: Did I Play That?

Like I said I might

The second band I totally fell for was Savatage. I picked up their then current compilation album From the Gutter to the Stage, and their blend of theatrical metal and symphonic rock totally blew me away. In a short time, I picked up all their albums, and being the total idiot I am, I just… Read more »

One way ticket to Spain, please

Tonight it’s Sinterklaasavond. Which means that if all goes well, I’ll be on my way to Spain tomorrow. And if de Sint thinks I’ve been a good boy, well, here I am, breaking the law again. Another typically Dutch thing is Kinderen voor Kinderen. Sort of a children’s choir singing popsongs, often dealing with serious… Read more »

Public appeal

In the sidebar to the right of this page, there is a link called “Meat Loaf and Jim Steinman lyrics“, and it offers just that: an almost complete archive of lyrics to the songs of Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman and some related artists. One of those related artists is Ellen Foley. Her debut Night Out… Read more »

Since you been gone

As we speak, I am probably on my way back from the south of France, and this post was prepared in advance for your pleasure. Statistics show that of the mp3s I’ve offered here, the remixes of Bonnie Tyler’s “Two out of Three ain’t Bad” were downloaded the most. I suppose that’s largely due to… Read more »

The French connection

As we speak, I am probably in the south of France, and this post was prepared in advance for your pleasure. The statistics show me that the “Did I Play That?” posts containing Steinman-related music are more popular than those that explore my other musical inclinations. Mentioning a post on the Rockman Record also helps,… Read more »