(TBP 454) Plenty To Prove For Sean McDermott, Plus Best Prince Songs

June 10, 2022By Patrick Moran

It’s Casual Friday on Talking Buffalo Podcast, which means Patrick Moran is joined by Noted Hockey author and Maintenance Day podcaster Joe Yerdon to discuss several topics, including why Sean McDermott has plenty to prove before joining the ranks of the elite coaches of the NFL, the start-up LIV golf league making a huge impact on the sport … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#56) Prince – 1999

December 1, 2017By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1982 Notable Songs: “1999”, “Little Red Corvette”, “Delirious”, “D.M.S.R.”, “Automatic”, “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” Album MVP: “1999” Why I Loved It: He had been making good music for a while before this, but to be honest I’d never heard or Prince before this album dropped in late 1982.  1999 put Prince dead smack … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#3) Prince – When Doves Cry

August 16, 2017By Patrick Moran

What takes a good or even great song and transcends it into an all-time favorite usually entails encompassing a personal connection—a vivid memory forever linked in your mind.  I was born in 1971 and grew up in a home where my Motown/Oldies-loving father pretty much detested any music from the 80s. That wasn’t limited to … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#15) Prince – Purple Rain

July 31, 2017By Patrick Moran

Musically, my life changed in 1984 when Prince released his Purple Rain album. Not long before, Michael Jackson’s Thriller was my undisputed favorite album of all-time—and by that I mean the first 12-13 years of my inconsequential existence.  Man, that album of Prince’s in ’84—–between his unrivaled guitar rifting, singing and implausible compositions that accompanied … Read More