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Dave Price is a retired journalist and educator now establishing a freelance writing/speaking/consulting practice in Atlanta, Georgia. He's specializing in four subjects - issues on aging, grandparenting, the Baby Boom generation, and classic rock music. In between writing articles, touring around with his wife of 4 decades, playing with his grandkids, dining on great regional food, and napping, he's working on a nonfiction book about the Baby Boomers and their relationship with music today. Please visit Dave's author page at and follow his classic rock news posts on Facebook and Twitter.

Latest Posts By Dave Price

6 years ago

From Ape to Angel – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Even after 50 years of astonished viewing, the meaning of 2001: A Space Odyssey remains open to discussion. Read More

6 years ago

Remembering 1968 – One of the Most Turbulent Years in Boomer History

In America, 1968 was a turbulent year. There were two assassinations, anti-war demonstrators in the street, students taking over college campuses, cities torched and burning, and an increasingly unpopular war in Southeast Asia that was claiming lives daily. Read More

6 years ago

How Developers Are Catering to Baby Boomer Renters

In 2011, when my wife and I decided to sell our three-story home in New Jersey and move to an apartment just three Metro stops from Washington, D.C., we had no idea we would be becoming part of a growing Baby Boomer trend. Read More

7 years ago

Stayin’ Alive: How Music May Influence Your Medical Treatment

When John Travolta first came strutting down a New York Street 40 years ago in the opening scene of Saturday Night Fever, the film that helped lunch the international disco craze, you can be sure his movements started a lot of female hearts pounding rapidly. Read More

7 years ago

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

7 years ago

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement

Recently, Judy, my wife of 44 years, and I experienced a difficult family situation probably best captured by a rephrasing of the oft-repeated lines from the popular song by the British band The Clash – Should we stay or should we go? Read More

8 years ago

Am I the Only One Still Using Bar Soap? I Guess I’m Finally Getting Old!

They told me one day I would feel old, but I just refused to believe them.

Age 30. Then 40, 50, 60, now 64. Nope, not old. Grey hair. White hair. Thinning hair. Definitely more hair in my ears and my nose than on the growing bald spot on the back of my head. Still didn’t feel old. Besides, that’s what small scissors are for. Read More

8 years ago

For Baby Boomers, the Stairways to Heaven Are Changing

When it comes to funerals, many Baby Boomers are literally thinking outside the box.

Of course, that really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Those born between 1946 and 1964 have been constantly reinventing most life stages as they have been passing through them. So why should death be any different? Read More

8 years ago

Were You a Daydream Believer? 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Monkees

Fifty years ago this month Monkee mania began sweeping America and then England as The Monkees, a TV show based on the success of The Beatles and the madcap antics they had displayed in their first movie A Hard Day’s Night, debuted on the NBC Network.

The new made-for-TV band consisted of Davy Jones, Mickey Dolenz, Mike Nesmith, and Peter Tork, each chosen to display characteristics demonstrated by John, Paul, George, and Ringo. Read More

8 years ago

63-Year-Old Punk-Pop Star Cyndi Lauper Supports Feminism

A little more than three decades ago, singer Cyndi Lauper told us that girls just want to have fun. Today, at age 63, Lauper is teaching us that mature women can still have a good time. Read More