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Trina O’Quinn Takes a Tuneful Deep Dive, Reflects on How Boomers Have Impacted Music and Popular Culture

June 7th, 2021

By Trina O’Quinn for the NABBW Recently during a water physical therapy session, I was walking my laps and the music of my youth began to play. I looked around the pool and noticed that the six of us in the class, all women, had begun to move to the rhythm of the songs. I realized that while our ages ranged from 20 to 70, we were all moving to the beat of the same music. I started discussing the music with one of my pool companions. Slightly older than I, she recommended I watch the documentary Echo in the Canyon, a 2018 film which celebrates the popular music that came out of L.A.’s Laurel... Read More

New CD by Vicki Lynn King: “Light Your World”

June 12th, 2015

“Light Your World” CD by Vicki Lynn King Reviewed for the NABBW by Anne Holmes I chatted with Vicki recently about her music, and her books. I mentioned that for me, both were hugely inspirational, and that I had her newest CD on my computer, so that I can listen while I work. (Next step: download it to my phone…) She replied: “This is the kind of music that I really long to sing because I think the songs can be such a blessing to others. “My main focus for the rest of my life will be to sing and tell stories to inspire and move others. I have done so much of this... Read More

“I’ll Be Seeing You” Performed by Vicki Lynn King

November 1st, 2010

CD: “I’ll Be Seeing You” Artist: Vicki  Lynn King Reviewed by: Anne Holmes for the NABBW Vicki Lynn is an extremely versatile solo artist who can sing any style of music. With “I\’ll Be Seeing You”, her third album, she brings her sultry, bluesy voice to a collection of old standards that are irresistible! Here’s a chance to hear a real woman sing some of your favorites, including “When I Fall In Love,” “It Had To Be You,” “The Very Thought Of You,” and that venerable chestnut, “What A Wonderful World.” You may have first heard these songs performed by... Read More