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 […]
Three a.m. Monday, August 18. Eight hours from now Woodstock will be over, Max Yasgur’s pasture reduced to a muddy garbage pile. But eight hours is forever in concert time, and members […]
Here’s another post from my vacation home, i.e., my non-music blog. I’m still pretty bummed that this piece didn’t audition well enough to get into the show for which I wrote it, […]
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.
My kids run across a crusty old song now and then that for them is a revelation. “Dad, have you ever heard this?” they excitedly ask. “Do you like it?” Usually my […]
If you’re an American of a certain age you remember MTV playing the hell out of “Working Girl” by The Members. Aussie readers hear that band name and think of the song […]
There’s a postscript to today’s story. Longtime readers know that I enjoy a heady cocktail of batshit lunacy, one ingredient of which is obsessive thoughts. I carried The Bus Boys incident around […]
That autumn my childhood friends and I started to go our separate ways. Hal The Drummer left for college, and so did Sherri. We hadn’t dated for months, but I still pined […]
What the hell kind of school is this? Please welcome Dancehall 101 to the Bad Album Cover Hall of Fame.
Following Johnny Winter early that morning was Blood, Sweat & Tears. They were at the top of their game at the time: “Spinning Wheel” was a monster hit, and BST commanded $12,000 […]