World Spins Madly On – The Weepies

I can across this song while watching a show/TV series on Netflix. The melody caught my ear and I wanted to learn more about the song and the band. The Weepies released their first album in 2003. The band name came from many sources but one those sources were these old movies that were called weepies, where you could basically be guaranteed that if you needed a good cry, you could go and see one of these and bring your handkerchief and have a good time. Continue reading “World Spins Madly On – The Weepies”

When You Were Mine

Never Kick A sleeping Dog“When You Were Mind” was originally written by Prince and was released on his 1980’s album Dirty Mind. Cyndi Lauper also recorded a cover version of the song that was a mid-tempo ballad and was included on her 1983 album She’s So Unusual. Although I had heard both versions of the song, the one I like the most is the one that Mitch Ryder did (also released in 1983) and was included on his album Never Kick a Sleeping Dog.

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A Fresh Start

Hello again all,

About a year and a half ago, I started this blog as an experiment and as a way to express my thoughts and ideas.  A place to share more about myself. However, life has a way of taking over sometimes. Shortly after I started this blog, we sold our house. We had less than 4 weeks to move and that included finding a new place to live. As you can imagine, it was a bit hectic and stressful.

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Take It Easy

glenAs I shared on my “About Me” page on this site, music is very important in my life. It has the power to change my mood, take me to another time and place, motivate me, or remind me of what’s important or what’s not. In short, music touches my soul on so many different levels and in so many different ways. Continue reading “Take It Easy”

The Body Of Christ In Action

faith-hope-and-loveThe other night, my wife Elaine and I had the privilege to come together with group of people to support our good friends, Sean and Brenda Clapp and their family. You see, Brenda has cancer and it is very aggressive. Brenda was diagnosed a while ago and was able to push it back into remission for a short while. Continue reading “The Body Of Christ In Action”

Why I Have Decided To Blog

img_9007My name is Kevin McKeown and I have decided to start my own blog. As this is my first attempt at blogging, I am sure it will be a bit rough. I am not the greatest of writers as many of you can attest to but I decided I wanted a place where I could put my thoughts, opinions, ideas, or anything of interest for others to see. Continue reading “Why I Have Decided To Blog”