I won’t tell you my age, but my mother was very pregnant with me when she watched the Beatles on the “Ed Sullivan Show.” Each year, I watch the Grammy’s and start to feel old!
First, several of my musical heroes perform each year, and look pretty old – this year, Paul McCartney, Carole King, Cindy Lauper, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson and Stevie Wonder were especially showing their age.
Second, I see pop acts that I have no interest in, and just don’t get win most of the big awards – Daft Punk and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the ones that threw me off this year. I actually enjoy Lorde and Bruno Mars.
Anyway, here are some thoughts that went through my head as I was watching the Grammy’s:
Blue Ivy (Jay Z and Beyonce’s kid) is going to grow up to be one spoiled brat!
It’s amazing how someone as incoherent as Ozzy Osbourne can be such a great rock singer
When the album “Frampton Comes Alive” came out, Peter Frampton was the biggest rock star in the world. Now I only see him backing up other acts (Did you notice him playing in Ringo’s band?)
Daft Punk – are they a music group from France, or the French bobsled team?
It’s nice to see an actual country artist (Kacey Musgraves) win a country award…unlike the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music Awards shows… though her outfit and light-up cowboy boots reminded me of a rhinestone nightmare.
Never before noticed that James Hetfield from Metallica is actually kinda cute
When Pink! was performing I thought I was watching a Cirque du Soleil performance. I actually think she’s a phenomenal singer, just not when she’s twirling around.
Madonna, didn’t anyone tell you that nobody but the bride is supposed to wear white to a wedding?
Overall, I think the Grammy’s were somewhat tame this year. At least we didn’t have a Miley moment to talk about for the next few months!