Boomers Feeling Younger

Noted swimmer Diana Nyad shared these thoughts in her recent LA Times article “Why 66 Is Better than 28.” Your thoughts are welcome also. I was 64 when I became the first to swim the 110.86 miles from Cuba to Florida, something I failed at when I was 28. The truth is, I am a better athlete […]

Rock and Roll Revival

The classic Tower Records store on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles is one of the legendary places I remember seeing along that street in the 1970s. Now it is coming back to life. And a little bit of those colorful times are coming back with it. True enough, Gazzarri’s on the Strip and a number of […]

Olivia Newton-John Rocks Las Vegas

She’s at it again. Olivia Newton-John became a major sensation in 1978 when she appeared with John Travolta in the blockbuster movie Grease. Today she’s still doing the concert thing, performing at the Flamingo Las Vegas from now until August 30, 2014. Apparently it’s no coincidence that the name of her show is Summer Nights, […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

When Linda Ronstadt and several other worthy recipients were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently, it was not so much a ceremony as it was a rock party. Linda’s entry was a good excuse for performances and well-wishes from Emmylou Harris, Carrie Underwood, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks and Sheryl Crow. The […]

Beatles Songs and Boomers’ Days

The Beatles touched down at JFK Airport in 1964 during a time of change that reached far beyond the music world. The last Baby Boomers were busy being born, and the first Boomers were enjoying their final year in high school. It’s true that the news of the day was about the Beatles, who appeared […]

Boomers Rock

The inspiration for Boomers Rock Again came to Sanford Holst on Thanksgiving Day in 2013. It was a time shared with good friends, and those thoughts became words over the next few days. Then the words came to life as conversations with many more friends began to bring out interesting details. We realized that music […]

Baby Boomers Rock

More Baby Boomers are enjoying their favorite music at BoomersLife.org, home of Boomer music, people, issues, health and all the rest. It brings good things to life for regular Baby Boomers, for the famous among us, and for those who just enjoy having fun. You are welcome to post your own Boomer experiences, like reader […]