Dan Sanders

Joey "Deez" Blog "I Must Have Blinked and Missed Something"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: The trivia question for this week: Mark Knopfler wrote a song he described as a compilation of the voicemail messages from the people trapped inside the World Trade Center towers and recorded it with Emmylou Harris. Do you know what song...
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Joey "Deez" Blog "SAD Winter"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: The trivia question for this week is, What Beatles sad song became their 20th and last number-one song in the United States? This was in June 1970 and was the last single they released as a group. This is not just about me. I’m fortunate...
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Joey "Deez" Blog "The Ocean: We Better Love It"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentor's, Dan Sanders: The trivia question for this week: What is the only Beatles song that Ringo Starr is credited for having written alone? Anyone who knows me or has read some of my blogs knows I love the ocean. In fact, it’s more than love, it’s a...
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Joey "Deez" Blog "The Pet Rock"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: The trivia question for this week is, Besides the Pet Rock, something else was a big fad in 1975. It was something you wore, and if it was blue it meant you were happy. The answer is in the podcast. A few days ago I posted on Facebook...
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Joey "Deez" Blog "Dreams,Yesterday and Today"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: The trivia question for this week is, What 1975 #2 hit about dreams was inspired by a book whose title was taken from a song lyric by John Lennon and given to the composer by George Harrison? A few days ago I had not one but several...
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Joey "Deez" Blog "That Ain’t Your Momma’s Country Music"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: The trivia question for this week is, Which famous country singer began as a rock and roller and as such did a song about country legend Merle Haggard? On Wednesday, August 3, I watched a rock music festival vaguely disguised as a...
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Joey "Deez" Blog “Two Bells For Jennifer”

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: I suppose since I wrote about the RNC last week, it behooves me to say at least a few words about the DNC this week. So I will. The RNC was an act of violence, hate, and lies. The DNC was an act of resistance to all of that. Bill Clinton...
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Joey "Deez" Blog "RNC Overload"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: In March 2013, I started producing a weekly blog and podcast, and now at the end of July 2016, the total adds up to approximately 40 months, or 160 blogs, each one running between 500 and 600 words. Easy math tallies up to a minimum of...
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The Prodigy's Blog "Crazy, the Following Blog Is Color Blind"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: In 1993 a group did their set at Lollapalooza in Philadelphia completely nude except for duct tape over their mouths. They refuse to play any music, and simply stood there for 25 minutes with the letters PMRC written on their chests,...
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The Prodigy's Blog "1975"

Today's blog comes from one of my dad's mentors, Dan Sanders: Something happened in 1975 that continues to radically change the world. Do you know what it is? The answer is in the podcast. In 1975, the Vietnam War ended. Even though by the end of 1973 almost all U.S. military personnel had left...
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