Sheb Wooley might be most famous for his 1958 novelty hit, “Purple People Eater,” but 1963’s Spoofing the Big Ones is the record that holds a treasured place in my stacks.
Here was the secret to the Plasmatics popularity among my junior high friends and me:
U2 is a divisive band these days, but back in the early ’80s they were new wave favorites.
You might think you’re looking at yet another Jack Davis album cover. Close, but not quite.
The Police made five perfect albums. How does one improve upon perfection?
If Milt’s a-rockin’, don’t come a-knockin’.
Upp is one of those bands that are unfairly forgotten.
I was a teenager working in a record store when I first saw this picture disc.
The coolest thing about this Cheap Trick record isn’t the music that it contains.
Like many middle school-aged boys, I spent a little time obsessed with Mad magazine.