August 4, 2018

Four years ago Boomer Revue watched the figure skating gala at the Sochi winter Olympic Games and heard what we still believe is one of the most beautiful songs ever written.  Canada’s silver medalist ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir personified athleticism and grace as they skated to Rihanna’s hit “Stay,” featuring a solo by Mikky Ekko, one of the ballad’s co-writer...

January 21, 2018

The Irish singer-songwriter, born Andrew Hozier-Byrne on St. Patrick’s Day, burst onto the scene in late 2013 with the viral video for “Take Me to Church.”  Van Morrison a favorite?  You just might become as enamored of Hozier’s music as Boomer Revue.

Hozier songs feature breathtaking lyrics and addictive melodies, and some are socially conscious.  The County Wicklow na...

July 31, 2017

If you’re going to Mississippi / Where that Delta sky is sweet & clear…Travel not on the schedule, you could just listen to this long-awaited, exuberant collaboration between friends and blues greats, Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’.  Kevin Moore (Keb’) was a student when he first saw Henry Saint Clair Fredericks (Taj) performing at a high school assembly.  Between then and now, the...

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We’re the influential generation that marched for civil rights, women’s liberation and to stop war, gathered at Woodstock, tuned in, turned on and dropped out, so why does it sometimes feel like Baby Boomers don’t get much love in the entertainment realm? 

But there is grownup fare to be found, and Boomer Revue highlights a few current offerings that may engage, inform, delight, move or simply refresh one’s spirit. 

I’m a Boomer myself and have written about film, TV and books for publications such as The New York Times, People and LIFE. I hope these selections also appeal to other demographics — welcome generations X and the Greatest!  Because ultimately Boomer Revue is about quality entertainment.               

Marlene McCampbell

Beth Hart

Judy Collins