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Musical Concerts

Songs that you May Know

For most of you, music is enjoyable. For me, live music is exciting.

I love listening to those charged voices and experience the stage movements of  my favorite performers. I’ve had the chance to see a fair share of concerts. But for the most part I’ve been sticking to performances that feature musicians that date back to my younger years.

It’ll be obvious from the songs below that I’m among the older crowd and those of you who grew up in the 70’s and 80’s you will be familiar with some of these faces and music.

Here are a few songs from performances that I’ve attended.

Please note that each song is on a separate page in order to minimize web page delay.

  1. Fire & Rain – James Taylor
  2. Edmund Fitzgerald – Gordon Lightfoot
  3. Late for the Sky – Jackson Browne
  4. I Really Don’t Know Anymore – Christopher Cross
  5. Peg – Steely Dan
  6. I Left My Heart in San Francisco – Tony Bennett
  7. What A Fool Believes – Michael McDonald
  8. South City Midnight Lady – Doobie Brothers
  9. Question – Moody Blues
  10. Twelfth of Never – Johnny Mathis
  11. You Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
  12. The Long Way Around – Jackson Browne
  13. Carefree Highway – Gordon Lightfoot
  14. Think of Laura – Christopher Cross
  15. Up on the Roof – James Taylor
  16. Taking It To the Street – Michael McDonald
Fire & Rain – James Taylor, Dec 2021

Dancing Fountains

Spectacular Water Shows at The Bellagio

From 1980 to 2012 we were part of the computer industry and would travel two or three times a year to Las Vegas to attend Comdex, Computer Electronics Show and other expos. When I was off the clock I’d often explore nearby Death Valley, Red Rock Canyon or Zion. Otherwise I would walk the Strip to visit the city’s many casinos.

There has always been intensive competition among the casinos vying to outdo each other to draw more gamblers and guests to their respective venues. I recall when the Mirage opened in 1990 it featured a huge, colored fire-breathing volcano to draw attention to its new facility. Not to be outdone, in 1998 when the Bellagio opened a few block away it showcased a huge gorgeous lake on which lighted water fountains danced to music to wave potential guests into its spacious casino.

Turn up your sound! I’ve recorded three of these exciting, picturesque fountain performances below for you to enjoy.

Please note that each geyser is on a separate page in order to minimize web page delay.


  1. God Bless The U.S.A.
  2. Believe
  3. Your Song
    1. The Bellagio is a great place to visit when you’re in Las Vegas.

God Bless The U.S.A.