Maynard Ferguson could blow, no doubt about it. The trumpeter renowned for his upper register was a child prodigy, one-time member of the great Stan Kenton’s band, and one of those rare […]
Listen, any rubadub can put some Clash vinyl on a shelf and call himself a collector, but it takes a true music nerd to find a gem like this.
Slash was a record label that you could trust. If it was on Slash it was going to be good: X, The Germs, Fear, Faith No More. Come on!
This is a cool 1958 compilation that’s worth your money just for the cover art. My interest is a little more personal.
All this talk over the past few Saturdays about Woodstock, but it was neither the first nor the last big American music festival. The Big Sur festival ran from 1964-71, the 1969 […]
Ah, yeah. William “Bootsy” Collins is a favorite of my son’s and mine. All either one of us has to say is “on the one” and the other will bust into some […]
Mark Radice is one of those really interesting figures in the music business whose story really deserves telling. Unfortunately, he never responded to my interview requests, so you’re going to have to […]
This is a cool limited version of the soundtrack to Stop Making Sense. Musically there’s no difference, but this version came with the booklet that you see on the left.
You know C.W. McCall’s “Convoy,” and probably Red Sovine’s “Teddy Bear.” You’ve seen Smokey and the Bandit 1-3 and purchased BJ and the Bear: The Complete Series on DVD. But you haven’t […]
There’s nothing really special about this album. It’s just a cool rockabilly collection with a great cover. Interested? Expect to pay in the 10-20 dollar range. Happy hunting.