Mellow Gold

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold 52

In his latest edition of Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold, Jason Hare explores the phenomena of "gentle rocking," brought to us...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold 51

Who the hell is Greg Guidry? Why is he goin' down, and apart from the usual, what does Michael McDonald have to do with all of this? Find...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold 50: Mang!

Sing along with Jason Hare as he leads you down the path of smooth music, stopping to marvel at the genius of Chuck Mangione's "Feels So...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Happy Birthday, “What a Fool Believes”

Thirty-one years ago this week, Michael McDonald and some other dudes released one of the greatest songs ever written. Happy birthday,...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold 49

Great news, everybody! Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold is back! Or, alternately: Awful news, everybody! Adventures Through the...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through the Mines of Mellow Gold: Paul Davis Edition

As you may know, Mellow Gold hero Paul Davis died yesterday from a heart attack at the age of 60. Davis was the focus of one of the first...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Popdose Pimpin’: ACOUSTIC ’80s, 4/4/08

I know what you’re thinking: Stupid Jason. All he does is snark on the music I like. He makes fun of honorable and valid artists,...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 48

Rumors of the death of Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold have been greatly exaggerated. You know the old saying, friends: once a...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 47

I know, I know: where the hell have I been? Where the hell is your Mellow fix? I understand your pain, and I thank you for your continued...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 46

No worries, everybody: I may slow down, but I can’t quit the Mellow. Dan Fogelberg & Tim Weisberg – The Power Of Gold...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

I’ve Never Been To Ron Miller

One of our readers, Shawn, has pointed me over to his blog where he’s posted the extremely rare demo of Charlene’s...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 45

Well, howdy again, folks, and welcome back to another not-so-exciting wusspedition!  (I just made that word up!)  Today’s...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 44

Welcome back!  It’s time for yet another spelunking expedition to the depths of wussitude! Karla Bonoff – Personally...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Repost: Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 3

It’s summer and although I should be relaxing, I’m actually ridiculously busy.  Either way, that means it’s time for...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 43

What, you thought a measly little vacation was going to stop me from providing you with the mellowest music on the face of the...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 42

Note:  Mellow Gold #42 marks the original appearance of the now-infamous Mellow Gold logo.  Although it now appears on every post,...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 41: Concert Edition!

Welcome back, folks, to another edition of Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold! This week’s post is going to be a bit...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 40

Welcome back, folks, to another week of Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold! I want you to know that I am covering today’s...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 39

Hi again, everybody! It’s that time again – that time when we dissolve any sense of self-respect and go spelunking through the...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 38

Happy Fourth of July, dear readers! What better way to celebrate this country’s independence than to review yet another tale of...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Repost: Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 2

While I definitely think it’s too early in this site’s life to start reposting anything on a regular basis, it’s also the...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 37

A quick anecdote before we start today: on Saturday, Mike and I did one of our “Acoustic ’80s” gigs. In between songs, we...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 36

Welcome back to another week here at Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold, where I have the inexplicable need to mention the name of...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 35

Hang on to your precious lil’ mining hats, my mellow friends: today we’re going deep, deep into the mines. How deep? Deep...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 34

Welcome back to another week of Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold! Before I get started – anybody see The Simpsons a couple...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 33

So. Apparently you guys weren’t on board for last week’s selection, “Couldn’t Get It Right.” Hell, you were...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 32

Hey, hey! Wednesday’s here! And that means that it’s time to review the wimpiest music on the planet! We do it every week here...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 31

Brace yourselves, Mellow Miners: it’s gonna get a little gloomy here today. Here are the rules: you’re allowed to stick your...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 30

Here’s a question, everybody: how did we get this far in Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold – #30! – without...

Placeholder

Mellow Gold, Music

Adventures Through The Mines Of Mellow Gold 29

Hi everyone! Listen, I get it: I need to listen to ELO. Thanks for all the tips – and for enduring last week’s suckfest of...