Summer is in full swing and I know I like to visit friends and family during this time of year by taking long road trips up and down the California coast. I enjoy the drive, and what I especially enjoy is having plenty of time to listen to some of my favorite music.
Meet Nguyen Tran - the unlikely banana suit-wearing, Virginia born, culturally confused Vietnamese-American son of Vietnam War refugees who settled in Dallas, TX. There, he worked at a dot.com before the first internet bubble burst.
The world of pop music was rather scattered in 2008, with no single artist, song, or album dominating the year. Thirty-seven different albums made it to the top of the charts that year, with none of them spending more than three weeks at #1.