Our construction work will need some “wall” songs, as well as tunes about floors, windows and doors.
Don Effenberger, an inveterate list-maker, is a MinnPost news editor. Every week, in Listing Slightly, he offers a quirky, quick-read list on subjects ranging from pop culture to poetry and from movies to music.
In the midst of graduation season, it’s a fine time for reminiscing. Here are plenty of pop songs to get you in the mood.
I’ve got the soundtrack to accompany your charity fund-raising trek or simple exercise outing.
It’s been 20 years since his Met Center concert, but what an unforgettable — and swinging — evening.
Check out some of Alexander Graham Bell’s device’s high-profile appearances in movie plots, skits and pop songs.
That 13.5-inch golden statuette isn’t the only famous Oscar. Before Sunday night’s extravaganza, check out these guys.
We’ll musically pursue all three, and we’ll start with one of the most saccharine melodies of all time.
I thought I’d share some of my favorite memorable dance sequences from the movies.
I’m going to take Eliza Doolittle’s advice this week and skip all those words. We’ll concentrate on melodies.
Just one taste of traditional Minnesota winter weather and I’m ready for a trip to the tropics — at least a musical mind excursion.
It’s hardly a novel idea, but how about beginning the new year with a few “New” songs?
It’s time for some holiday nostalgia — what better way to get ready for a mellow Christmas weekend?
“The Dark Knight”? “Star Wars”? “The Wizard of Oz”? At any casino, no matter which way you turn, you’re likely to “see” a favorite show.
You know it’s a big year for the traditional holiday plant when overexposed teen sensation Justin Bieber shows up everywhere promoting his Christmas album.
Arguably Hollywood’s most debonair leading man, Archie Leach packed 74 films into his 34-year movie career. And did you know that he regularly visited St. Paul?
To celebrate our first grandchild, Andrew, our family has been busy changing the lyrics to a whole bunch of song titles that rhyme with his name.
Here’s a look at five (of many) famous singers who ended up successfully “winging it” by abandoning familiar companions to go out on their own.
With the fall TV season well under way, I thought I’d feature some songs that share a famous line from a TV show — as well as commercials with music that hit it big.
Despite downbeat assessments, I’m still hopeful that newspapers — particularly the Twin Cities’ two dailies — will survive — and thrive — for many years to come. So, let’s pay musical tribute.
With today the first day of fall, I’m starting to think about “hibernation season.” To get in the mood, I’ve put together a small sample of musical hideaways and hangouts — some real, many imagined.