By the time Country Joe and the Fish hit the stage around 6:30 Sunday evening, their lead singer already had left his impression on the Woodstock festival. Country Joe performed an impromptu […]
Hey, are you a fan of Portlandia? Do you ever wish it was real, and more importantly do you ever wish that there was a Portlandia for right wing extremists? Over at […]
Okay, here’s the deal: There’s nothing I can tell you about the content of this album that you don’t already know. Guns N’ Roses’ major label debut has sold 35 million copies, […]
Fire is great musical fodder. We want to stand next to it, make it when we kiss, have a burning yearning feeling inside of us. Even after the fire the fire still […]
I arrived around dusk. The congregation laughed and kidded while they worked, lots of “thank you, darlin’” and “put that over there, darlin’.” Their preacher watched as his flock pulled boxes from […]
I found this in a box in the attic, a completely forgotten treasure. Here’s how this photo landed in my hands:
Joe Cocker’s set is another one of those career-defining moments from Woodstock, in this case both for better and worse.
Here’s another great bootleg from my stacks. This one captures a 1971 show at the Berkeley Community Theater in Berkeley, California.
A few of you visit for the memoir more than the music, so if all three of you would like to head over to my vacation home this week you’ll find a […]
An alert reader asked me recently how many of the “Deep Cuts” songs are in my personal collection. Okay, okay, fair question. Unless it’s a particularly tricky week, “Deep Cuts” titles come […]